West Florence, Ohio

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West Florence is an unincorporated community in Preble County, in the U.S. state of Ohio.[1]


West Florence was originally called Florence, and under the latter name was platted in 1835.[2] A post office called West Florence was established in 1837, and remained in operation until 1906.[3]


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: West Florence, Ohio
  2. Lowry, Robert Eaton (1915). History of Preble County, Ohio: Her People, Industries and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. p. 259. 
  3. "Preble County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 18 December 2015. 

Coordinates: 39°44′38″N 84°45′38″W / 39.74389°N 84.76056°W / 39.74389; -84.76056