New Floodwood, Ohio

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New Floodwood is an unincorporated community in Athens County, in the U.S. state of Ohio.

History[edit]

An old variant name was Floodwood.[1] A post office called Rock Oak was established in 1856, the name was changed to Floodwood in 1871, and the post office closed in 1883.[2] (New) Floodwood was a mining community.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: New Floodwood, Ohio
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Floodwood Post Office (historical)
  3. ^ History of Hocking Valley, Ohio: Together with Sketches of Its Cities, Villages and Townships. Inter-State Publishing Company. 1883. p. 781.

Coordinates: 39°24′49″N 82°11′17″W / 39.41361°N 82.18806°W / 39.41361; -82.18806