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Diamond, Ohio
View of parts of Diamond from I-76

Diamond is an unincorporated community in eastern Palmyra Township, Portage County, Ohio, United States. It has a post office with the ZIP code 44412. The community is part of the Akron Metropolitan Statistical Area. Interstate 76 travels near Diamond. The town used to be a stop on the New York Central Railroad, but the stop was abandoned in the early 1970s.

A post office called Diamond has been in operation since 1880. Diamond was originally a coal mining community, and the Black Diamond Coal Company operated there.

Notable person

  • Larry Kehres, athletic director and former football coach for the University of Mount Union, with the highest winning percentage in college football history.
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