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Location of Jacobsburg, Ohio

Jacobsburg is an unincorporated community in southeastern Smith Township, Belmont County, Ohio, United States. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 43933.[1] It lies along State Route 147.

Jacobsburg is part of the Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area.

HistoryEdit

Jacobsburg was laid out in 1815 by Jacob Calvert, and most likely was named for him.[2] A post office called Jacobsburg has been in operation since 1824.[3] Besides the post office, Jacobsburg had a tavern and two stores.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  2. ^ McKelvey, A. T. (1903). Centennial History of Belmont County, Ohio, and Representative Citizens. Biographical Publishing Company. p. 284.
  3. ^ "Belmont County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 2 January 2016.
  4. ^ Kilbourn, John (1833). The Ohio Gazetteer, or, a Topographical Dictionary. Scott and Wright. p. 252. Retrieved 12 December 2013.

Coordinates: 39°57′54″N 80°54′14″W / 39.965°N 80.904°W / 39.965; -80.904