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Mexico, Ohio
Location o Mexico, Ohio
Location o Mexico, Ohio
Coordinates: 40°59′11″N 83°11′36″W / 40.98639°N 83.19333°W / 40.98639; -83.19333Coordinates: 40°59′11″N 83°11′36″W / 40.98639°N 83.19333°W / 40.98639; -83.19333
KintraUnitit States
250 m (810 ft)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastren (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS feature ID1048970[1]

Mexico is an unincorporatit commonty in northeastren Tymochtee Township, Wyandot Coonty, Ohio, Unitit States.[2] Located at 40°59′11″N 83°11′36″W / 40.98639°N 83.19333°W / 40.98639; -83.19333 (40.9864448, -83.1932520), it lies at an elevation o 810 feet (247 m).[1]

History[eedit | eedit soorce]

Mexico wis laid oot an plattit in 1832.[3] The commonty wis namit in commemoration o the Mexican Weir o Unthirldom.[4] The current toun steid wis locatit in Crawford Coonty till laund wis gien tae shape Wyandot Coonty in 1845.[5] A post office wis established at Mexico in 1837, an remained in operation till 1902.[6]

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. a b "Mexico, Wyandot County, Ohio". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. DeLorme. Ohio Atlas & Gazetteer. 7th ed. Yarmouth: DeLorme, 2004, p. 47. ISBN 0-89933-281-1.
  3. Marvin Jr., Ronald I. (24 August 2015). A Brief History of Wyandot County, Ohio. History Press. p. 56. ISBN 978-1-62585-535-0.
  4. Peacefull, Leonard (1996). "A Geography of Ohio". Kent State University Press. p. 219. Retrieved 8 December 2013.
  5. Perrin, William Henry; Battle, J. H.; Goodspeed, Weston Arthur (1881). History of Crawford County and Ohio: Containing a History of the State of Ohio, from Its Earliest Settlement to the Present Time. Baskin & Battey. p. 966.
  6. "Wyandot County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 7 December 2015.