Historical Post Offices in Williams County Ohio

The following is the list of post offices that have been established within the present geographical limits of Williams County, with name of first Postmaster, and date of establishment and appointment. It is in alphabetical order of the township:

  • Ainger, John W. Wisman, August 25, 1880
  • Alvordton, Henry D. Alvord, April 27, 1881
  • Blakeslee, John N. Chilcote, May 4, 1880
  • Bridgewater, Chandler Holt, April 14, 1846
  • Bryan, Thomas Shorthill, February 22, 1841
  • Cooney, Almeda L. Fox, June 24, 1881
  • Deer Lick, Elias Barrett, April 1, 1847
  • Durbin’s Corners, George W. Durbin, August 13, 1850
  • Eagle Creek, Robert Ogle, August 30, 1843
  • Edgerton, Jackson M. Wood, June 3, 1854
  • Edon, Charles Eichelberger, December 26, 1867
  • Howe, George Hart, April, 1882
  • Karle, Frederick White, March 11, 1882
  • Kunkle, Philip Weidner, March 31, 1880
  • Luke’s Corners, John Luke, April 29, 1854
  • Melbern, John Kendall, March 16, 1866
  • Montpelier, Conroy W. Mallory, December 28, 1846
  • Nettle Lake, Augustus Porter, March 6, 1840
  • Northwest. William II. Billings, August 30, 1843
  • Pioneer, Philetus W. Norris, April 16, 1851
  • Primrose, Lewis Keith, July 29, 1854
  • Pulaski, John Perkins, May 1, 1807
  • Spring Lake, Martin Perkey, August 30, 1843
  • Stryker, William Sheridan, Jr., June 15, 1855
  • West Unity, John Rings, September 28, 1842
  • Williams Centre, John B. Kimmell, January 5, 1839

Of these, Eagle Creek and Luke’s Corners have been discontinued. Few counties in Ohio, outside those in which are large cities, are more highly favored, as regards postal facilities, than Williams.

Source: Weston A. Goodspeed, Charles Blanchard; County of Williams, Ohio; F. A. Battey & Company, Publishers, Chicago, 1882.

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Pin It on Pinterest

Scroll to Top