Parkman, Ohio

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Parkman, Ohio
Location of Parkman, Ohio
Location of Parkman, Ohio
Coordinates: 41°22′14″N 81°03′54″W / 41.37056°N 81.06500°W / 41.37056; -81.06500Coordinates: 41°22′14″N 81°03′54″W / 41.37056°N 81.06500°W / 41.37056; -81.06500
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyGeauga
TownshipParkman
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
44080

Parkman is a census-designated place in southern Parkman Township, Geauga County, Ohio, United States.[1] Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 44080.[2] It lies along U.S. Route 422 at its intersection with State Routes 88, 168, and 528.

History[edit]

Parkman was laid out in 1804.[3] The community has the name of Samuel Parkman, an official with the Connecticut Land Company.[4] A post office called Parkman has been in operation since 1806.[5]

Seth Ledyard Phelps (1824-1885), United States Navy officer, politician, and diplomat was born in Parkman.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Parkman, Ohio
  2. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  3. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 107.
  4. ^ Pioneer and General History of Geauga County: With Sketches of Some of the Pioneers and Prominent Men. Historical Society of Geauga County. 1880. p. 674.
  5. ^ "Geauga County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 25 January 2016.
  6. ^ 'The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography.' Volume XII, John T. White Company, New York: 1904, Biographical Sketch of Seth Ledyard Phelps, pg. 358-359

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