Harper, Ross County, Ohio

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Harper is an unincorporated community in Ross County, in the U.S. state of Ohio.

History[edit]

A former variant name was Harpers Station.[1] The namesake Harper's Station depot was located on the Marietta and Cincinnati Railroad.[2] A post office called Harpers Station was established in 1867, and remained in operation until 1927.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Harper, Ross County, Ohio
  2. ^ Smith, Clifford Neal (1 June 2009). Early Nineteenth-Century German Settlers in Ohio (Mainly Cincinnati and Environs), Kentucky, and Other States. Parts 1, 2, 3, 4a, 4b, and 4C. Genealogical Publishing Company. p. 58. ISBN 978-0-8063-5229-9.
  3. ^ "Ross County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 January 2016.

Coordinates: 39°21′53″N 83°15′42″W / 39.36472°N 83.26167°W / 39.36472; -83.26167