Marlboro, Ohio
Marlboro, Ohio is located in Ohio
Marlboro, Ohio
Marlboro, Ohio
Coordinates: 40°57′04″N 81°12′50″W / 40.95111°N 81.21389°W / 40.95111; -81.21389Coordinates: 40°57′04″N 81°12′50″W / 40.95111°N 81.21389°W / 40.95111; -81.21389
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyStark
Elevation
1,168 ft (356 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)234 and 330
GNIS feature ID1057833[1]

Marlboro is an unincorporated community in Stark County, Ohio, United States.[1]

History

Marlboro was laid out in 1827, taking its name from Marlboro Township.[2] The community was originally built up chiefly by Quakers.[3] By 1833, Marlborough had about 50 inhabitants.[4] A post office called Marlborough was established in 1833, the name was changed to Marlboro in 1893, and the post office closed in 1906.[5]

Notable people

Notes

  1. ^ a b "Marlboro, Ohio". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Lehman, John H. (1916). A Standard History of Stark County, Ohio: An Authentic Narrative of the Past, with Particular Attention to the Modern Era in the Commercial, Industrial, Civic and Social Development. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 78.
  3. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 83.
  4. ^ Kilbourn, John (1833). The Ohio Gazetteer, or, a Topographical Dictionary. Scott and Wright. pp. 299. Retrieved 12 December 2013.
  5. ^ "Stark County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 21 January 2016.
  6. ^ Walter Curran Mendenhall