Staunton, Ohio

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Staunton is an unincorporated community in Fayette County, in the U.S. state of Ohio.[1]

History[edit]

Staunton was platted in 1848.[2] The community was named after Staunton, Virginia, the native home of a share of the first settlers.[3] A post office was established at Staunton in 1844, and remained in operation until 1903.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Staunton, Ohio
  2. ^ Allen, Frank M. (1914). History of Fayette County, Ohio: Her People, Industries and Institutions. B. F. Bowen, Incorporated. p. 303.
  3. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 129.
  4. ^ "Fayette County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 13 December 2015.

Coordinates: 39°28′31″N 83°29′00″W / 39.47528°N 83.48333°W / 39.47528; -83.48333