Vincent, Ohio

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Location of Vincent, Ohio

Vincent is a census-designated place in southern Barlow Township, Washington County, Ohio, United States. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 45784.[1] It lies along State Route 339 near Tupper Creek, a subsidiary of the Little Hocking River, which in turn meets the Ohio River at Little Hocking to the south.[2]

History[edit]

Vincent had its start when the Marietta & Cincinnati Railroad was extended to that point.[3] The community was founded as Vincents Station in 1853 by Henry Earle Vincent, and named for him.[4] A post office called Vincent has been in operation since 1857.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  2. ^ DeLorme. Ohio Atlas & Gazetteer. 7th ed. Yarmouth: DeLorme, 2004, p. 81. ISBN 0-89933-281-1.
  3. ^ "How communities got their names". Marietta Times. 19 February 2013. Retrieved 29 December 2015. 
  4. ^ History of Washington County, Ohio: With Illustrations and Biographical Sketches. H.Z. Williams. 1881. p. 719. 
  5. ^ "Washington County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 29 December 2015. 

Coordinates: 39°22′31″N 81°40′16″W / 39.37528°N 81.67111°W / 39.37528; -81.67111