Somerdale, Ohio

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Location of Somerdale, Ohio

Somerdale is an unincorporated community in northeastern Fairfield Township, Tuscarawas County, Ohio, United States. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 44678.[1] It lies along State Route 212, Conotton Creek and the Wheeling and Lake Erie Railway east of Zoar.

History[edit]

A post office called Somerdale has been in operation since 1887.[2] Somerdale was originally a mining community and the Somerdale Coal Company operated there.[3] Peak coal production at Somerdale was around the year 1900.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  2. ^ "Tuscarawas County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 6 January 2016.
  3. ^ Industrial Commission of Ohio. Dept. of Inspection. Division of Mines (1907). Annual Mine Report. p. 195.
  4. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 128.

Coordinates: 40°33′59″N 81°21′38″W / 40.56639°N 81.36056°W / 40.56639; -81.36056