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Jumbo is an unincorporated community in Hardin County, in the U.S. state of Ohio.


Jumbo had its start in 1881 when Walter Blansfield opened a store there. A post office was established at Jumbo in 1883, and remained in operation until 1901. The community was named after Jumbo, the circus elephant.

Coordinates: 40°35′42″N 83°45′29″W / 40.595°N 83.75806°W / 40.595; -83.75806

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