Manara, Ohio

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Manara, Ohio
Unincorporated community
Manara is located in Ohio
Manara
Manara
Location of Manara, Ohio
Manara is located in the US
Manara
Manara
Manara (the US)
Coordinates: 39°36′09″N 83°18′47″W / 39.60250°N 83.31306°W / 39.60250; -83.31306
Country United States
State Ohio
Counties Fayette
Township Marion
Elevation[1] 899 ft (274 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43145
Area code(s) 740
GNIS feature ID 1062871[1]

Manara is an unincorporated community in Marion Township, Fayette County, Ohio, United States. It is located at 39°36′09″N 83°18′47″W / 39.60250°N 83.31306°W / 39.60250; -83.31306Coordinates: 39°36′09″N 83°18′47″W / 39.60250°N 83.31306°W / 39.60250; -83.31306,[2] at the intersection of Washington-Waterloo Road (Fayette County Highway 35) and Bloomingburg-New Holland Road (Fayette County Highway 27).[3]

History[edit]

Manara was laid out at the crossroads of two turnpikes.[4] A post office called Manara was established in 1889, and remained in operation until 1902.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Manara, Ohio
  3. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '06. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2006, 80.
  4. ^ Allen, Frank M. (1914). History of Fayette County, Ohio: Her People, Industries and Institutions. B. F. Bowen, Incorporated. p. 329. 
  5. ^ "Fayette County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 13 December 2015.