Millwood, Ohio

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Millwood is an unincorporated community in Knox County, in the U.S. state of Ohio.[1]

History[edit]

Millwood was laid out around 1825.[2] A post office called Millwood was established in 1833, and remained in operation until 1907.[3] Some say the community was named for the mill and woods near the original town site, while others believe the name honors one Mr. Millwood, a personal friend of the proprietor.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Millwood, Ohio
  2. ^ a b Graham, Albert Adams (1881). History of Knox County, Ohio: Its Past and Present, Containing a Condensed, Comprehensive History of Ohio. A. A. Graham & Company. p. 554.
  3. ^ "Knox County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 29 December 2015.

Coordinates: 40°23′58″N 82°16′40″W / 40.39944°N 82.27778°W / 40.39944; -82.27778