Moore Junction, Ohio

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Moore Junction is an unincorporated community in Washington County, in the U.S. state of Ohio.[1]

History[edit]

The community was named after Hon. Thomas Watson Moore, a railroad contractor who was the original owner of the town site.[2][3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Moore Junction, Ohio
  2. ^ Hathaway, Seymour J. (1902). History of Marietta and Washington County, Ohio, and Representative Citizens. Biographical Publishing Company. p. 1117.
  3. ^ "How communities got their names". Marietta Times. February 19, 2013. Retrieved 29 December 2015.

Coordinates: 39°22′45″N 81°29′54″W / 39.37917°N 81.49833°W / 39.37917; -81.49833