Maximo, Ohio

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Location of Maximo, Ohio
1915 ad for Shetland pony breeder and dealer
1915 advertisement for East View Pony Farm

Maximo is an unincorporated community in northwestern Washington Township, Stark County, Ohio, United States. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 44650.[1] The community is part of the CantonMassillon Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Maximo was originally called Strasburg, and under the latter name was platted in 1842.[2] Maximo's name is derived from the fact that it was a high point on the Pittsburgh-Fort Wayne rail line. A post office called Maximo has been in operation since 1853.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  2. ^ Lehman, John H. (1916). A Standard History of Stark County, Ohio: An Authentic Narrative of the Past, with Particular Attention to the Modern Era in the Commercial, Industrial, Civic and Social Development. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 78. 
  3. ^ "Stark County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 21 January 2016. 

Coordinates: 40°52′35″N 81°10′19″W / 40.87639°N 81.17194°W / 40.87639; -81.17194