New Rochester, Wood County, Ohio
|New Rochester, Ohio|
|Elevation||666 ft (203 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|Area code(s)||419 & 567|
|GNIS feature ID||1065135|
New Rochester was originally called Freedom, and under the latter name was platted in 1835. A post office called New Rochester was established in 1837, and remained in operation until 1903. The present name may be derived from East Rochester, Ohio, the former home of an early settler.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: New Rochester, Wood County, Ohio
- Leeson, Michael A. (1897). Commemorative Historical and Biographical Record of Wood County, Ohio: Its Past and Present, Early Settlement and Development. J.H. Beers & Company. p. 259.
- "Wood County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 12 January 2016.
- Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 99.
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