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Bascom, Ohio
census-designated place
Running concurrently with Ohio State Route 18, Tiffin Street bisects Bascom.
Running concurrently with Ohio State Route 18, Tiffin Street bisects Bascom.
Location of Bascom
Location of Bascom
Country United States
State Ohio
County Seneca
Elevation 774 ft (236 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 44809
Area code(s) 419
GNIS feature ID 1048488

Bascom is a census-designated place in western Hopewell Township, Seneca County, Ohio, United States. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 44809, as well as hosts Hopewell-Loudon Elementary and High School. The community is located at the intersection of State Routes 18 and 635 east of Fostoria.

History

Bascom was laid out in 1837. The community derives its name from Scott & Bascom, Ohio newspaper editors. A post office called Bascom has been in operation since 1850.

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