Kyger, Ohio

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


Kyger was platted in 1842.[2] The community took its name from nearby Kyger Creek.[3] A post office called Kyger was established in 1837, and remained in operation until 1962.[4]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Kyger
  2. ^ History of Gallia County: Containing a Condensed History of the County; Biographical Sketches; General Statistics; Miscellaneous Matters &c. St. Peter's Episcopal Church. 1882. p. 27.
  3. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 71.
  4. ^ Post Office (historical) U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: 1988250

Coordinates: 38°58′53″N 82°09′18″W / 38.98139°N 82.15500°W / 38.98139; -82.15500

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