Sugar Ridge, Ohio

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Sugar Ridge is an unincorporated community in Wood County, Ohio, United States.[1] It lies along Ohio State Route 25, north of Bowling Green and just west of Interstate 75.

History[edit]

Sugar Ridge was platted in 1882.[2] A post office called Sugar Ridge was established in 1883, and remained in operation until 1954.[3]

Notable person[edit]

Bob Evans, the founder of Bob Evans Restaurants, was born at Sugar Ridge in 1918.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Sugar Ridge, Ohio
  2. ^ Leeson, Michael A. (1897). Commemorative Historical and Biographical Record of Wood County, Ohio: Its Past and Present, Early Settlement and Development. J.H. Beers & Company. p. 316. 
  3. ^ "Wood County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 12 January 2016. 
  4. ^ Lafferty, Mike (June 22, 2007). "Bob Evans dies at 89". The Columbus Dispatch. Retrieved 12 January 2016. 

Coordinates: 41°25′44″N 83°37′21″W / 41.42889°N 83.62250°W / 41.42889; -83.62250