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Jonestown is an unincorporated community in Van Wert County, in the U.S. state of Ohio.

History

Jonestown was founded in 1886. A large share of the first settlers having the surname Jones caused the name to be selected. A variant name was Tokio. A post office called Tokio was established in 1880, and remained in operation until 1950.

Coordinates: 40°46′17″N 84°30′50″W / 40.77139°N 84.51389°W / 40.77139; -84.51389

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