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Amsterdam is an unincorporated community in Licking County, in the U.S. state of Ohio.

History

Amsterdam had its start when the National Road was extended to that point. The town was laid out in 1830. An old variant name of the community was Melgen. A post office called Melgen was established in 1888, and remained in operation until 1901.

Coordinates: 39°57′27″N 82°22′42″W / 39.9575°N 82.37833°W / 39.9575; -82.37833

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