New Marshfield, Ohio

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Location of New Marshfield, Ohio
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New Marshfield is a census-designated place in central Waterloo Township, Athens County, Ohio, United States.[1] As of the 2010 census it had a population of 326.[2] Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 45766.[3] It is located along State Route 56 west of the county seat of Athens.

The B&O Railroad formerly passed through the community, but the line was abandoned in the 1980s.

A post office called Marshfield was established in 1857, and the post office was renamed New Marshfield in 1909.[4] By the 1880s, (New) Marshfield had a train station and several stores.[5]

Education[edit]

Public Education in the community of New Marshfield is provided by the Alexander Local School District. Campuses serving the community include Alexander Elementary School (Grades PK-5), Alexander Middle School (Grades 6-8), and Alexander High School [1] (Grades 9-12).

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: New Marshfield, Ohio
  2. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): New Marshfield CDP, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved July 10, 2013.
  3. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  4. ^ "Athens County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 31 December 2015.
  5. ^ History of Hocking Valley, Ohio: together with sketches of its cities, villages and townships. Chicago: Inter-State Pub. Co. 1883. p. 691.

Coordinates: 39°19′30″N 82°13′05″W / 39.32500°N 82.21806°W / 39.32500; -82.21806