Westminster, Ohio

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Location of Westminster, Ohio

Westminster is an unincorporated community in western Auglaize Township, Allen County, Ohio, United States. It lies along State Route 117 just north of its intersection with State Route 196, 6½ miles (10½ km) north of Waynesfield and 7 12 miles (12.1 km) southeast of the downtown part of the city of Lima,[1] the county seat of Allen County.[2] The upper reaches of the Auglaize River flow past the community.[1]

Westminster is part of the Lima Metropolitan Statistical Area.

History[edit]

Westminster was platted in 1834.[3] A post office called Westminster was established in 1837, and remained in operation until 1944.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b DeLorme. Ohio Atlas & Gazetteer. 7th ed. Yarmouth: DeLorme, 2004, pp. 45, 46. ISBN 0-89933-281-1.
  2. ^ "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07. 
  3. ^ Rusler, William (1921). A Standard History of Allen County, Ohio: An Authentic Narrative of the Past, with Particular Attention to the Modern Era in the Commercial, Industrial, Educational, Civic and Social Development. American Historical Society. p. 191. 
  4. ^ "Ohio County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 10 January 2016. 

Coordinates: 40°41′36″N 83°58′49″W / 40.69333°N 83.98028°W / 40.69333; -83.98028