Watson, Ohio

Watson is an unincorporated community in Seneca County, in the U.S. state of Ohio.

HistoryEdit

A former variant name was Watsons Station.[1] A post office called Watsons Station was established in 1854, the name was changed to Watson in 1882, and the post office closed in 1923.[2] Besides the post office, Watson had a railroad station, a general store, and grain elevator.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Watson, Ohio
  2. ^ "Seneca County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 27 December 2015.
  3. ^ Baughman, Abraham J. (1911). History of Seneca County, Ohio: A Narrative Account of Its Historical Progress, Its People, and Its Principal Interests. Lewis Publishing Company. p. 473.

Coordinates: 41°11′22″N 83°06′19″W / 41.18944°N 83.10528°W / 41.18944; -83.10528