Thackery, Ohio

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Thackery and surrounding countryside
Location of Thackery, Ohio

Thackery is an unincorporated community in southeastern Jackson and southwestern Mad River Townships in Champaign County, Ohio, United States.[1] It lies along State Route 55, southwest of the city of Urbana,[2] the county seat of Champaign County.[3]

A post office called Thackery was established in 1894, and remained in operation until 1965.[4] The community was named for its founder, one Mr. Thackery.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Thackery
  2. ^ DeLorme. Ohio Atlas & Gazetteer. 7th ed. Yarmouth: DeLorme, 2004, p. 56. ISBN 0-89933-281-1.
  3. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  4. ^ "Champaign County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 21 December 2015. 
  5. ^ Middleton, Evan P. (1917). History of Champaign County, Ohio: Its People, Industries and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. p. 898. 

Coordinates: 40°03′20″N 83°55′08″W / 40.05556°N 83.91889°W / 40.05556; -83.91889