Oldtown, Ohio

History

Oldtown was founded on the site of a former Shawnee settlement.[2] White settlers first called the place Old Chillicothe, and under the latter name was it platted in 1839.[3] A post office called Old Town was established in 1886, and remained in operation until 1902.[4]

References

  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Oldtown, Ohio
  2. Robinson, G.F. History of Greene County, Ohio. Chicago: S.J. Clarke Publishing Company. p. 177. ISBN 978-5-87776-001-1.
  3. Dills, R. S. (1881). History of Greene County: Together with Historic Notes on the Northwest, and the State of Ohio ... Odell & Mayer. p. 436.
  4. "Greene County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 13 January 2016.


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