Storms, Ohio

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

History[edit]

The first settlement at Storms was made in 1802.[2] A post office called Storms was established in 1887, and remained in operation until 1940.[3] The community was named after John Storms, the grandfather of the town merchant.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Storms, Ohio
  2. ^ Federal Writers' Project (1938). Chillicothe and Ross County. Works Progress Administration. p. 80.
  3. ^ "Ross County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 3 January 2016.
  4. ^ Evans, Lyle S. (1917). A Standard History of Ross County, Ohio: An Authentic Narrative of the Past. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 837.

Coordinates: 39°14′16″N 83°10′56″W / 39.23778°N 83.18222°W / 39.23778; -83.18222