Rich Hill, Ohio

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File:Updike and Rich Hill house.jpg
Older house on Updike Road

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

History

Rich Hill was originally called Hilliar, and under the latter name was laid out in 1852 when the railroad was extended to that point.[2] The community took its name from nearby Rich Hill. A post office called Rich Hill was established in 1870, and remained in operation until 1927.[3]

References

  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Rich Hill, Ohio
  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. pp. 485–486.<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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