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- Shreve, Ohio
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- 150 W. McCoonkey St., Shreve, 44676, Ohio
The town was named after Thomas Shreve, and was originally called Clinton Station. It was laid out on 28 December 1852 and originally had 20 acres of land. Ten acres belonged to Thomas McConkey and the other ten acres belonged to David Foltz.
With a population of 234 people, Shreve was incorporated as a village on December 26, 1859. Its southern border is adjacent to Holmes County, Ohio.
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Villages & Towns with a Shreve Zip Code
Source: Place names in Wayne County, Ohio
- 1852 - December 28, Village of Shreve was laid on on twenty acres with ten being owned by David Foltz and ten by Thomas McConkey.
- 1859 - December 26, Shreve was incorporated with a population of 234.
- 1860 - March 10, First election was held at the hotel of W. H. McMonigal resulting in election of V. D. Manson as mayor.
- 1884 - July 17, First military unit was Plympton Guards at Lakeville.
- 1860 - March 10, First election was held at the hotel of W. H. McMonigal
- First doctors W. S. Battles and W. J. Bertolette with a teenager, Dr. J. H. Todd, who grew up studying medicine under their direction. Dr. Todd lived to be 100 years old.
Growth of a Town
- 1899 - May 1, Rural free mail delivery began with F. Roy Shultz and Al Everly.