Mortimer, Ohio

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Location of Mortimer, Ohio

Mortimer is an unincorporated community located in central Allen Township, Hancock County, Ohio, United States.[1] It sits between the village of Van Buren to the north and the city of Findlay to the south.

History[edit]

Mortimer was originally called Silverwood, and under the latter name was laid out in 1883 by Addison Silverwood, and named for him.[2] A post office called Mortimer was established in 1883, and remained in operation until 1911.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Mortimer
  2. ^ History of Hancock County, Ohio: Containing a History of the County, Its Townships, Towns. Warner, Beers. 1886. p. 355.
  3. ^ "Hancock County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 January 2016.

Coordinates: 41°06′34″N 83°39′01″W / 41.10944°N 83.65028°W / 41.10944; -83.65028