Millfield, Ohio

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Location of Millfield, Ohio

Millfield is a census-designated place in northern Dover Township, Athens County, Ohio, United States.[1] As of the 2010 census it had a population of 341.[2] Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 45761.[3] It is located near State Route 13 midway between Chauncey and Jacksonville. Route 13 formerly ran through the community, but a bypass relocated it close by.

History[edit]

A post office was established at Millfield in 1827.[4] Besides the post office, Millfield had a gristmill.[5]

The Millfield Mine disaster, the worst mine disaster in Ohio history,[6] occurred at Millfield in 1930.

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Millfield, Ohio
  2. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Millfield CDP, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved July 10, 2013.
  3. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  4. ^ "Athens County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 31 December 2015.
  5. ^ History of Hocking Valley, Ohio: together with sketches of its cities, villages and townships. Chicago: Inter-State Pub. Co. 1883. p. 733.
  6. ^ http://www2.library.ohiou.edu/archives/mss/mss213.pdf

Coordinates: 39°25′58″N 82°05′49″W / 39.43278°N 82.09694°W / 39.43278; -82.09694