Old Fort, Ohio

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Old Fort, Ohio
census-designated place
Location of Old Fort, Ohio
Location of Old Fort, Ohio
Coordinates: 41°14′26″N 83°9′2″W / 41.24056°N 83.15056°W / 41.24056; -83.15056Coordinates: 41°14′26″N 83°9′2″W / 41.24056°N 83.15056°W / 41.24056; -83.15056
Country United States
State Ohio
County Seneca
Township Pleasant
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 44861

Old Fort is a census-designated place located in northern Pleasant Township, Seneca County, Ohio, United States.[1] Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 44861.[2]

Old Fort was platted in 1882, and named after Fort Seneca, a fort built during the War of 1812.[3] A post office has been in operation at Old Fort since 1882.[4]

Old Fort High School is located on County Road 51.

Geography[edit]

Old Fort sits adjacent to the Sandusky River, which is a tributary to Lake Erie.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Old Fort, Ohio
  2. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  3. ^ Baughman, Abraham J. (1911). History of Seneca County, Ohio: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People, and Its Principal Interests. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 472. 
  4. ^ "Seneca County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 December 2015.