Bangs, Ohio

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Bangs is an unincorporated community in Knox County, in the U.S. state of Ohio.[1]

History

The village was built along the Cleveland, Mt. Vernon, and Columbus Railroad about 1873 as the railroad was being constructed.[2][3] A post office called Bangs was established in 1874, and remained in operation until 1955.[4] The railroad village was named for George H. Bangs, a postal official.[2]

Notable natives

References

  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bangs, Ohio
  2. 2.0 2.1 Graham, Albert Adams (1881). History of Knox County, Ohio: Its Past and Present, Containing a Condensed, Comprehensive History of Ohio. A. A. Graham & Company. p. 500.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
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