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Claridon, Marion County, Ohio facts for kids

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Claridon, Ohio
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Ohio
County Marion
Elevation 984 ft (300 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 419
GNIS feature ID 1056804

Claridon is an unincorporated community in Marion County, Ohio, United States. Claridon is located on Ohio State Route 95, 7 miles (11 km) east of Marion.

History

Claridon was laid out in 1821. The young community was once a contender for the county seat. A post office called Claridon was established in 1819, and remained in operation until 1831. Besides the post office, Claridon had a tavern and a country store.

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