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Location of Barton, Ohio

Barton is an unincorporated community in southern Colerain Township, Belmont County, Ohio, United States, along Wheeling Creek. It has a post office with the ZIP code 43905.

Barton is part of the Wheeling, WV-OH Metropolitan Statistical Area.


A post office called Barton has been in operation since 1880. Barton was platted in 1905, and named after Abner Barton, the original owner of the land. Baron was originally a mining community.

Notable people

  • Ellis R. Dungan, American director who directed many Tamil films in the 1930s to 50s.
  • Fraňo Kráľ (1903-1955), Slovak writer and communist politician born in Barton
  • Johnny Pramesa, baseball player
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