Harrisburg, Stark County, Ohio

Harrisburg is an unincorporated community in Stark County, in the U.S. state of Ohio.

History

Harrisburg was laid out in 1827, and named after Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.[1] A variant name was Barryville.[2] A post office called Barryville was established in 1830, and remained in operation until 1906.[3]

References

  1. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 57.
  2. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Harrisburg
  3. ^ "Post offices". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 11 June 2016.

Coordinates: 40°53′36″N 81°13′38″W / 40.89333°N 81.22722°W

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