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

HistoryEdit

Fincastle was platted in 1835, and named after Fincastle, Virginia.[2] A post office called Fincastle was established in 1836, and remained in operation until 1967.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fincastle, Ohio
  2. ^ The History of Brown County, Ohio: Containing a History of the County, Its Townships, Towns, Churches, Schools, Etc. Higginson Book Company. 1883. p. 592.
  3. ^ "Brown County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 22 December 2015. Retrieved 17 December 2015.

Coordinates: 38°59′30″N 83°42′53″W / 38.99167°N 83.71472°W / 38.99167; -83.71472