Westboro, Ohio

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Westboro is an unincorporated community in Jefferson Township, Clinton County, Ohio, United States.[1]

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History[edit]

Westboro was platted in 1838.[2] The community may derive its name from nearby West Fork Creek.[3] A post office was established at Westboro in 1847, and remained in operation until 1971.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Westboro, Ohio
  2. ^ Brown, Albert J. (1915). History of Clinton County, Ohio: Its People, Industries, and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. p. 278. 
  3. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 141. 
  4. ^ "Clinton County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 19 December 2015. 

Coordinates: 39°16′53″N 83°54′38″W / 39.28139°N 83.91056°W / 39.28139; -83.91056