Jelloway, Ohio

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Jelloway, Ohio
Unincorporated community
Zion Lutheran Church in Jelloway
Zion Lutheran Church in Jelloway
Jelloway, Ohio is located in Ohio
Jelloway, Ohio
Jelloway, Ohio
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Country United States
State Ohio
County Knox
Elevation 1,043 ft (318 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 740
GNIS feature ID 1064905[1]

Jelloway is an unincorporated community in Jefferson Township, Knox County, Ohio, United States. Jelloway is located at the junction of Ohio State Route 3 and Ohio State Route 205, 14 miles (23 km) northeast of Mount Vernon.[2]

History

Jelloway was originally called Brownsville, and under the latter name was laid out in 1840.[2] The present name comes from nearby Jelloway Creek.[2] A post office called Jelloway was established in 1842, and remained in operation until 1918.[3]

References

  1. "Jelloway". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 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. 429.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. "Knox County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 29 December 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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