Most People Don’t Know The Meaning Behind These 9 Ohio Town Names
By April Dray|Published January 27, 2018
April is the Ohio staff writer for Only in Your State. She is an Ohio native with a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from E.W. Scripps School of Journalism. With more than 10 years of writing experience and a background in news reporting for Ohio newspapers, she's published pieces in multiple print and online publications. When she's not on deadline or chasing after her toddler, she's hunting for hidden gems in Ohio or getting lost in a good book.
Here in Ohio, our towns have some pretty unique names.
Have you ever heard of a town called Blue Ball? Or maybe, Reminderville? What about Utopia? It’s true that the Buckeye State is no stranger to strangely named towns. Most people don’t know the meaning behind these 9 Ohio towns—and some aren’t nearly as unusual as they seem. See how many of these meanings you knew about: