New England, Ohio

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New England is an unincorporated community in Rome Township, Athens County, Ohio, United States.[1]


New England was laid out in 1853 when the railroad was built into the area.[2] A post office called New England was established in 1856, and remained in operation until 1907.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: New England
  2. ^ History of Hocking Valley, Ohio. Inter-State Publishing Co. 1883. p. 578.
  3. ^ "Athens County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 31 December 2015.

Coordinates: 39°20′02″N 81°56′27″W / 39.333963°N 81.940972°W / 39.333963; -81.940972