New Palestine, Ohio

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New Palestine is an unincorporated community in Clermont County, in the U.S. state of Ohio.

History[edit]

An old variant name was Palestine.[1] Ths site was laid out as Palestine in 1818.[2] A post office called New Palestine was established in 1850, and closed in 1905.[3]. Most of the homes today are riverside cottages looking over the Ohio River.

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: New Palestine, Ohio
  2. ^ Everts, Louis H. (1880). History of Clermont County, Ohio, with Illustrations and Biographical Sketches of Its Prominent Men and Pioneers. Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott & Co. p. 435.
  3. ^ "Clermont County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 16 January 2016.

Coordinates: 39°0′30″N 84°18′18″W / 39.00833°N 84.30500°W / 39.00833; -84.30500