Nankin, Ohio

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Location of Nankin, Ohio

Nankin is an unincorporated community in southern Orange Township, Ashland County, Ohio, United States. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 44848.[1] It lies at the intersection of State Routes 58 and 302 and is near U.S. 250.


Nankin was originally called Orange, and under the latter name was laid out in 1828.[2] A post office called Nankin has been in operation since 1833.[3]


  1. ^ "Free ZIP Code Lookup with area code, county, geocode, MSA/PMSA, population". Retrieved 27 June 2016. 
  2. ^ Baughman, Abraham J. (1909). History of Ashland County, Ohio. S. J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 175. 
  3. ^ "Ashland County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 December 2015. 

Coordinates: 40°55′17″N 82°16′55″W / 40.92139°N 82.28194°W / 40.92139; -82.28194