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Jacksontown, Ohio
Jacksontown, Ohio is located in Ohio
Jacksontown, Ohio
Jacksontown, Ohio
Location in Ohio
Jacksontown, Ohio is located in the United States
Jacksontown, Ohio
Jacksontown, Ohio
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Ohio
County Licking
Township Licking
 • Total 1.36 sq mi (3.51 km2)
 • Land 1.34 sq mi (3.47 km2)
 • Water 0.02 sq mi (0.04 km2)
991 ft (302 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code 39-38276
GNIS feature ID 1064896

Jacksontown is a census-designated place (CDP) in central Licking Township, Licking County, Ohio, United States. It has a post office with the ZIP code 43030. It lies at the intersection of U.S. Route 40 with State Route 13.

Jacksontown is the birthplace of Carl Osburn, winner of five Olympic gold medals, four silver medals and two bronze. It is also the headquarters for the Ohio Department of Transportation's (ODOT) District 5.


Jacksontown was originally called Jackson, and under the latter name was laid out in 1829. The community was named after Andrew Jackson, seventh President of the United States. A post office has been in operation under the name Jacksontown since 1831.

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