Mexico, Ohio

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Mexico, Ohio
Unincorporated community
Location of Mexico, Ohio
Location of Mexico, Ohio
Coordinates: 40°59′11″N 83°11′36″W / 40.98639°N 83.19333°W / 40.98639; -83.19333Coordinates: 40°59′11″N 83°11′36″W / 40.98639°N 83.19333°W / 40.98639; -83.19333
Country United States
State Ohio
County Wyandot
Township Tymochtee
Elevation 810 ft (250 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 1048970[1]

Mexico is an unincorporated community in northeastern Tymochtee Township, Wyandot County, Ohio, United States.[2] Located at 40°59′11″N 83°11′36″W / 40.98639°N 83.19333°W / 40.98639; -83.19333 (40.9864448, -83.1932520), it lies at an elevation of 810 feet (247 m).[1]

History[edit]

Mexico was laid out and platted in 1832.[3] The community was named in commemoration of the Mexican War of Independence.[4] The community was located in Crawford County until land the town site occupies was given to form Wyandot County in 1845.[5] A post office was established at Mexico in 1837, and remained in operation until 1902.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Mexico, Wyandot County, Ohio". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ DeLorme. Ohio Atlas & Gazetteer. 7th ed. Yarmouth: DeLorme, 2004, p. 47. ISBN 0-89933-281-1.
  3. ^ Marvin Jr., Ronald I. (24 August 2015). A Brief History of Wyandot County, Ohio. History Press. p. 56. ISBN 978-1-62585-535-0. 
  4. ^ Peacefull, Leonard (1996). "A Geography of Ohio". Kent State University Press. p. 219. Retrieved 8 December 2013. 
  5. ^ Perrin, William Henry; Battle, J. H.; Goodspeed, Weston Arthur (1881). History of Crawford County and Ohio: Containing a History of the State of Ohio, from Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time. Baskin & Battey. p. 966. 
  6. ^ "Wyandot County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 7 December 2015.