Porter, Ohio

Porter is an unincorporated community in Gallia County, in the U.S. state of Ohio.

History

Porter was platted in 1830.[1] A variant name was Pine Grove.[2] A post office called Porter was established in 1834, the name was changed to Porter in 1923, and the post office closed in 1959.[3]

References

  1. ^ 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. 24.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Porter, Ohio
  3. ^ "Post offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 16 July 2016. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

Coordinates: 38°55′42″N 82°16′57″W / 38.92833°N 82.28250°W / 38.92833; -82.28250


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