Melmore, Ohio

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Melmore, Ohio
census-designated place
Location of Melmore, Ohio
Location of Melmore, Ohio
Coordinates: 41°01′26″N 83°06′34″W / 41.02389°N 83.10944°W / 41.02389; -83.10944Coordinates: 41°01′26″N 83°06′34″W / 41.02389°N 83.10944°W / 41.02389; -83.10944
Country United States
State Ohio
County Seneca
Township Eden
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 44845

Melmore is a census-designated place in central Eden Township, Seneca County, Ohio, United States.[1] Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 44845.[2] It is located at the intersection of State Routes 67 and 100.

History[edit]

Melmore was platted in 1824.[3] The name Melmore was formed from the Latin mel, meaning "honey", and the adjective -more; honey standing for Honey Creek, upon which the town is situated.[4] A post office was established at Melmore in 1825, and remained in operation until 1993.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Melmore, Ohio
  2. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  3. ^ Lang, William (1880). History of Seneca County, from the Close of the Revolutionary War to July, 1880. Transcript Printing Company. p. 525. 
  4. ^ Butterfield, Consul Willshire (1848). History of Seneca County: Containing a Detailed Narrative of the Principal Events that Have Occurred Since Its First Settlement Down to the Present Time. D. Campbell. p. 102. 
  5. ^ "Seneca County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 December 2015.