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Jelloway, Ohio
Unincorporated community
Zion Lutheran Church in Jelloway
Zion Lutheran Church in Jelloway
Country United States
State Ohio
County Knox
Elevation 1,043 ft (318 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 740
GNIS feature ID 1064905

Jelloway is an unincorporated community in Jefferson Township, Knox County, Ohio, United States. Jelloway is located at the junction of Ohio State Route 3 and Ohio State Route 205, 14 miles (23 km) northeast of Mount Vernon.


Jelloway was originally called Brownsville, and under the latter name was laid out in 1840. The present name comes from nearby Jelloway Creek. A post office called Jelloway was established in 1842, and remained in operation until 1918.

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