Oceola, Ohio

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Location of Oceola, Ohio

Oceola is a census-designated place (CDP) in central Tod Township, Crawford County, Ohio, United States.[1] As of the 2010 census its population was 190.[2] Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 44860.[3] It is located along the road that was U.S. Route 30 until being upgraded to a freeway.

History[edit]

Oceola was laid out in 1842.[4] The community was named for Osceola, the leader of the Seminole in Florida.[5] A post office called Oceola has been in operation since 1840.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Oceola, Ohio
  2. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Oceola CDP, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved February 5, 2015. 
  3. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  4. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 102. 
  5. ^ History of Crawford County and Ohio. Baskin & Battey. 1881. p. 617. 
  6. ^ "Crawford County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 17 December 2015. 

Coordinates: 40°50′41″N 83°05′38″W / 40.84472°N 83.09389°W / 40.84472; -83.09389