Sciotoville, Ohio

Sciotoville is a neighborhood in the city of Portsmouth in Scioto County, Ohio. It is located at the intersection of U.S. 52 and State Route 335 between the village of New Boston and Wheelersburg in Scioto County along the northern bank of the Ohio River. It has its own post office, but shares the Zip code of 45662 zip code with the city of Portsmouth.[2]

Sciotoville
Aerial view of Sciotoville
Aerial view of Sciotoville
Sciotoville is located in Ohio
Sciotoville
Sciotoville
Location within the state of Ohio
Coordinates: 38°44′59″N 82°51′51″W / 38.74972°N 82.86417°W / 38.74972; -82.86417Coordinates: 38°44′59″N 82°51′51″W / 38.74972°N 82.86417°W / 38.74972; -82.86417
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyScioto
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
45662
GNIS feature ID1065293[1]

HistoryEdit

Sciotoville was founded in 1835 and platted in 1841 by William Brown.[3] A post office called Sciotoville was established in 1848, and remained in operation until 1920.[4] It was annexed by the city of Portsmouth in 1921.[5]

Public servicesEdit

The residents of Sciotoville are served educationally by both the Portsmouth City School District and the Sciotoville Community School. Their library needs are provided by the Portsmouth Public Library (located in downtown Portsmouth), with branches in nearby New Boston, South Webster, and Wheelersburg. Sciotoville is also served by the Portsmouth Fire Department. A station is located on Harding Avenue.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Sciotoville, Ohio". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  3. ^ Evans, Nelson Wiley (1903). A History of Scioto County, Ohio: Together with a Pioneer Record of Southern Ohio. N. W. Evans. p. 391.
  4. ^ "Scioto County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 26 January 2016.
  5. ^ Jeff Barron (2007-07-18). "President says Allard Park ownership brings credibility". Portsmouth Daily Times. Retrieved 2007-07-18.

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