Ceylon, Ohio

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

History[edit]

A post office called Berlin Station was established in 1858, the name was changed to Ceylon in 1871, and the post office closed in 1904.[2] The community was named after Ceylon[3] (today known as Sri Lanka).

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Ceylon
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Ceylon Post Office (historical)
  3. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 26.

Coordinates: 41°22′18″N 82°29′38″W / 41.37167°N 82.49389°W / 41.37167; -82.49389