Reno, Ohio

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Location of Reno, Ohio

Reno is an census-designated place in southern Marietta Township, Washington County, Ohio, United States. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 45773.[1] It is located on the Ohio River a short distance above the county seat of Marietta. State Route 7 forms its main street.[2]

History[edit]

Reno was originally called Jericho; the present name, honoring United States Army officer Jesse L. Reno, was adopted when at the time the post office was established.[3] A post office called Reno has been in operation since 1887.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  2. ^ DeLorme. Ohio Atlas & Gazetteer. 7th ed. Yarmouth: DeLorme, 2004, p. 81. ISBN 0-89933-281-1.
  3. ^ "How communities got their names". Marietta Times. February 19, 2013. Retrieved 29 December 2015. 
  4. ^ "Washington County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 29 December 2015. 

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Coordinates: 39°22′22″N 81°23′44″W / 39.37278°N 81.39556°W / 39.37278; -81.39556