Pettisville, Ohio

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Location of Pettisville, Ohio

Pettisville is a census-designated place in western Clinton Township, Fulton County, Ohio, United States.[1] Located at the intersection of 19 Road and D Road,[2] its elevation is 755 feet (230 m).[3] The 2000 Census estimated that the Pettisville Local School District was home to 2,134 people.[1]

History[edit]

Pettisville was laid out in 1857, and most likely was named for one Mr. Pettis, a railroad contractor.[4] A post office was established at Pettisville in 1857.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Pettisville, Ohio
  2. ^ DeLorme. Ohio Atlas & Gazetteer. 5th ed. Yarmouth: DeLorme, 1999. ISBN 0-89933-233-1.
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Pettisville, Ohio
  4. ^ Reighard, Frank H. (1920). A Standard History of Fulton County, Ohio (Volume 1). Lewis Publishing Company. p. 310. 
  5. ^ "Fulton County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 25 January 2016. 

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Coordinates: 41°31′50″N 84°13′47″W / 41.53056°N 84.22972°W / 41.53056; -84.22972