West Sonora, Ohio

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West Sonora is an unincorporated community in Preble County, in the U.S. state of Ohio.

History

A former variant name was Sonora.[1] Sonora had its start around 1852, when the railroad was extended to that point.[2] A post office called West Sonora was established in 1855, and remained in operation until 1940.[3]

References

  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: West Sonora, Ohio
  2. Lowry, Robert Eaton (1915). History of Preble County, Ohio: Her People, Industries and Institutions. B.F. Bowen. p. 394. 
  3. "Preble County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 18 December 2015. 

Coordinates: 39°53′20″N 84°32′28″W / 39.88889°N 84.54111°W / 39.88889; -84.54111