Pettisville, Ohio

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Pettisville, Ohio
Census-designated place
Location of Pettisville in Ohio
Location of Pettisville in Ohio
Coordinates: 41°31′50″N 84°13′45″W / 41.53056°N 84.22917°W / 41.53056; -84.22917Coordinates: 41°31′50″N 84°13′45″W / 41.53056°N 84.22917°W / 41.53056; -84.22917
Country United States
State Ohio
County Fulton
Townships Clinton, German
Area
 • Total 1.0 sq mi (2.5 km2)
 • Land 1.0 sq mi (2.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation[1] 755 ft (230 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 498
 • Density 523/sq mi (202.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43553
FIPS code 39-62344[2]
GNIS feature ID 1044409[1]

Pettisville is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Clinton and German townships, Fulton County, Ohio, United States.[3] Located at the intersection of 19 Road and D Road,[4] its elevation is 755 feet (230 m).[5] As of the 2010 census the population was 498.[2]

Geography[edit]

Pettisville is in southwestern Fulton County, with the eastern portion of the community in Clinton Township and the western portion in German Township. Via 19 Road it is 0.8 miles (1.3 km) north to Ohio State Route 2, which leads east 5 miles (8 km) to Wauseon, the Fulton County seat. Archbold is 5 miles (8 km) west of Pettisville via D Road.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Pettisville CDP has an area of 0.97 square miles (2.5 km2), all of it land.[2]

History[edit]

Pettisville was laid out in 1857, and most likely was named for one Mr. Pettis, a railroad contractor.[6] A post office was established at Pettisville in 1857.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ a b c "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001), Pettisville CDP, Ohio". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 5, 2016. 
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Pettisville, Ohio
  4. ^ DeLorme. Ohio Atlas & Gazetteer. 5th ed. Yarmouth: DeLorme, 1999. ISBN 0-89933-233-1.
  5. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Pettisville, Ohio
  6. ^ Reighard, Frank H. (1920). A Standard History of Fulton County, Ohio (Volume 1). Lewis Publishing Company. p. 310. 
  7. ^ "Fulton County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 25 January 2016. 

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