Hill Grove, Ohio

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Hill Grove is an unincorporated community in Darke County, in the U.S. state of Ohio.[1]

History

Hill Grove was laid out in 1848.[2] A post office called Hill Grove was established in 1837, and remained in operation until 1917.[3] Being close to Union City limited the community's early growth.[4]

Notable person

Harvey C. Garber, a U.S. Representative from Ohio, was born in Hill Grove in 1866.[5]

References

  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hill Grove, Ohio
  2. The History of Darke County, Ohio: Containing a History of the County; Its Cities, Towns, Etc. W. H. Beers & Company. 1880. p. 294. 
  3. "Darke County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 25 December 2015. 
  4. Wilson, Frazer Ells (1914). History of Darke County, Ohio, from its earliest settlement to the present time. Milford, Ohio: Hobart Publishing Company. p. 551. 
  5. "GARBER, Harvey Cable, (1866 - 1938)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 26 December 2015. 

Coordinates: 40°10′39″N 84°46′06″W / 40.17750°N 84.76833°W / 40.17750; -84.76833