Olena, Ohio

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Olena is an unincorporated community in Huron County, Ohio, United States.[1]

History[edit]

The first settlement at Olena was made around 1832.[2] A post office called North Fitchville was established in 1832, the name was changed to Olena in 1849, and the post office closed in 1932.[3] The present name may be derived from Olean, New York.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Olena
  2. ^ Baughman, Abraham J. (1909). History of Huron County, Ohio: Its Progress and Development, with Biographical Sketches of Prominent Citizens of the County, Volume 1. S. J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 196.
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Olena Post Office (historical)
  4. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 104.

Coordinates: 41°09′16″N 82°32′28″W / 41.15444°N 82.54111°W / 41.15444; -82.54111