Morning Sun, Ohio

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Morning Sun, Ohio
Unincorporated community
Morning Sun, Ohio is located in Ohio
Morning Sun, Ohio
Morning Sun, Ohio
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Country United States
State Ohio
County Preble
Elevation 997 ft (304 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 937
GNIS feature ID 1065864[1]

Morning Sun is an unincorporated community in southeastern Israel Township, Preble County, Ohio, United States. It is located about 3.5 miles (5.6 km) south of Fairhaven at the intersection of State Routes 177 and 732 with Morning Sun Road, just north of Hueston Woods State Park. The community is part of the Dayton Metropolitan Statistical Area.[1][2]


Morning Sun was platted in 1833.[3] A post office was established at Morning Sun in 1836, and remained in operation until 1948.[4]

Notable person

Richard Elihu Sloan, the last Governor of Arizona Territory, was born in Morning Sun in 1857.[5]


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  2. Morning Sun, Ohio to Fairhaven, Ohio - Google Maps
  3. History of Preble County, Ohio, with illustrations and biographical sketches. H. Z. Williams & Bro. 1881. p. 238.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "Preble County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 18 December 2015.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. Database-Richard Elihu Sloan