Mecca, Ohio

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Mecca (also called East Mecca) is an unincorporated community in Trumbull County, in the U.S. state of Ohio.[1]

History[edit]

A post office called Mecca was established in 1825, and remained in operation until 1904.[2] The community was named after Mecca, in Saudi Arabia.[3] In 1882, Mecca contained about a dozen houses.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Mecca, Ohio
  2. ^ "Trumbull County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 2 March 2015. 
  3. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 204. 
  4. ^ History of Trumbull and Mahoning Counties. 1882. p. 513. 

Coordinates: 41°23′23″N 80°44′13″W / 41.38972°N 80.73694°W / 41.38972; -80.73694