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Claridon, Ohio
Claridon, Marion County, Ohio is located in Ohio
Claridon, Marion County, Ohio
Claridon, Marion County, Ohio
Location in Ohio
Country United States
State Ohio
County Marion
984 ft (300 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
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, between Marion and Mt. Gilead. The community is served by River Valley Local School District.


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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