Woodland, Ohio

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For the community in Darke County formerly called Woodland, see Willowdell, Ohio.
Woodland, Ohio
Unincorporated community
Woodland, Ohio is located in Ohio
Woodland, Ohio
Woodland, Ohio
Location of Woodland, Ohio
Coordinates: 40°28′44″N 83°15′27″W / 40.47889°N 83.25750°W / 40.47889; -83.25750
Country United States
State Ohio
Counties Union
Elevation[1] 945 ft (288 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 43344
Area code(s) 740
GNIS feature ID 1063100[1]

Woodland is an unincorporated community in Jackson Township, Union County, Ohio, United States. It is located at 40°28′44″N 83°15′27″W / 40.47889°N 83.25750°W / 40.47889; -83.25750Coordinates: 40°28′44″N 83°15′27″W / 40.47889°N 83.25750°W / 40.47889; -83.25750,[2] at the intersection of Woodland Road (Union County Highway 315) and Fox Road (Union County Highway 316), about five miles northeast of Richwood.[3]

History[edit]

Woodland had its start in the 1860s when a store and planing mill were built there.[4] A post office was established at Woodland in 1869, and remained in operation until 1907.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Woodland, Ohio
  3. ^ Rand McNally. The Road Atlas '06. Chicago: Rand McNally, 2006, 78.
  4. ^ Durant, Pliny A. (1883). The History of Union County, Ohio, containing a history of the county; its townships, towns ... Chicago: Beers, W. H., & co. p. 501. 
  5. ^ "Union County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 26 December 2015.