Orbiston, Ohio

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Orbiston, Ohio
Unincorporated community
Orbiston, Ohio is located in Ohio
Orbiston, Ohio
Orbiston, Ohio
Coordinates: 39°29′08″N 82°10′07″W / 39.48556°N 82.16861°W / 39.48556; -82.16861Coordinates: 39°29′08″N 82°10′07″W / 39.48556°N 82.16861°W / 39.48556; -82.16861
Country United States
State Ohio
County Hocking
Elevation 699 ft (213 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 740
GNIS feature ID 1076577[1]

Orbiston is an unincorporated community in Hocking County, Ohio, United States. Orbiston is located along Ohio State Route 78, 1.8 miles (2.9 km) north-northeast of Buchtel.[2]


An iron blast furnace was built in Orbiston in 1877.[3] A post office was established at Orbiston in 1877, and remained in operation until 1924.[4]


  1. ^ "Orbiston". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Official Transportation Map (PDF) (Map). Ohio Department of Transportation. 2011. Retrieved February 1, 2013. 
  3. ^ History of Hocking Valley, Ohio. Inter-State Publishing Co. 1883. p. 1015. 
  4. ^ "Hocking County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 10 December 2015.