Lightsville, Ohio

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


Lightsville was platted in 1874 by William B. Light, and named for him.[2] A post office called Lightsville was established in 1886, and remained in operation until 1907.[3]


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Lightsville, Ohio
  2. Wilson, Frazer Ells (1914). History of Darke County, Ohio, from its earliest settlement to the present time. Hobart Publishing Company. p. 547. 
  3. "Darke County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 25 December 2015. 

Coordinates: 40°17′07″N 84°42′46″W / 40.28528°N 84.71278°W / 40.28528; -84.71278