Roachester, Ohio

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Roachester, Ohio
Roachester, Ohio is located in Ohio
Roachester, Ohio
Roachester, Ohio
Coordinates: 39°21′24″N 84°05′49″W / 39.35667°N 84.09694°W / 39.35667; -84.09694Coordinates: 39°21′24″N 84°05′49″W / 39.35667°N 84.09694°W / 39.35667; -84.09694
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyWarren
Elevation
850 ft (260 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)513
GNIS feature ID1061613[1]

Roachester is an unincorporated community in Warren County, Ohio, United States. Roachester is located at the junction of Ohio State Route 3 and Ohio State Route 123, 1.6 miles (2.6 km) east of Morrow.

History[edit]

An early variant name was "Salem".[2] Roachester was platted in 1816, and named for James Roach, proprietor.[3] A post office called Rochester was established in 1825, and remained in operation until 1853.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Roachester". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Warren County, Ohio Place Names". Warren County Genealogical Society. Archived from the original on 13 March 2018. Retrieved 13 March 2018.CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (link)
  3. ^ The History of Warren County, Ohio: Containing a History of the County ; Its Townships, Towns ; General and Local Statistics. W.H. Beers & Company. 1882. p. 667.
  4. ^ "Warren County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 17 January 2016.