Paris, Stark County, Ohio

Paris is an unincorporated community in northwestern Paris Township, Stark County, Ohio. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 44669.[1] It lies along State Route 172 between East Canton and Lisbon. The community is part of the CantonMassillon Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Location of Paris, Ohio

History

Paris was laid out in 1813 on a stagecoach turnpike.[2] A share of the early settlers being natives of France most likely caused the name Paris to be selected.[3] A post office called Paris has been in operation since 1822.[4]

References

  1. ^ Zip Code Lookup
  2. ^ Perrin, William Henry (1881). History of Stark County: With an Outline Sketch of Ohio. Baskin & Battey. p. 508.
  3. ^ Overman, William Daniel (1958). Ohio Town Names. Akron, OH: Atlantic Press. p. 107.
  4. ^ "Stark County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 21 January 2016.

Coordinates: 40°47′52″N 81°10′0″W / 40.79778°N 81.16667°W

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