Zeno, Ohio

Sign on the southern entrance to Zeno

Zeno is an extinct town in Meigs Township of Muskingum County, in the U.S. state of Ohio. The GNIS classifies it as a populated place.[1]

HistoryEdit

A post office called Zeno was established in 1862, and remained in operation until 1902.[2] The town also had a country store[3] and a high school.[4]

Notable residentsEdit

  • J. R. Clifford, who became West Virginia's first African-American attorney

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Zeno, Ohio
  2. ^ "Muskingum County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 20 January 2016. Retrieved 5 January 2016.
  3. ^ Everhart, F.J. (1882). 1794. History of Muskingum County, Ohio, with illustrations and biographical sketches of prominent men and pioneers. F.J. Everhart & Co. p. 446. Archived from the original on 2016-01-20. Retrieved 2016-01-06.
  4. ^ "Legal Notice". Zanesville Times Recorder. 5 April 1947. Retrieved 22 October 2019.

Coordinates: 39°47′54″N 81°44′00″W / 39.79833°N 81.73333°W / 39.79833; -81.73333