Marathon, Ohio

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Location of Marathon, Ohio

Marathon is an unincorporated community in eastern Jackson Township, Clermont County, Ohio, United States. Although it is unincorporated, it had a post office, with the ZIP code of 45145.[1] It lies along U.S. Route 50.


Marathon was originally called Cynthiana, and under the latter name was laid out in 1838.[2] A post office called Marathon was established in 1845,[3] and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 2011.[4]



  1. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  2. ^ Everts, Louis H. (1880). History of Clermont County, Ohio, with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co. p. 551. 
  3. ^ "Clermont County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 16 January 2016. 
  4. ^ "Postmaster Finder". United States Postal Service. Retrieved 16 January 2016. 

Coordinates: 39°08′41″N 84°00′23″W / 39.14472°N 84.00639°W / 39.14472; -84.00639