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Kensington, Ohio Post Office
Kensington Post Office
Location of Kensington, Ohio

Kensington is an unincorporated community in southwestern Hanover Township, Columbiana County, Ohio, United States. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 44427. It lies along U.S. Route 30 at its intersection with State Routes 9 and 644.

History

Kensington was originally called Mayville, and under the latter name was laid out in 1852 when the Cleveland and Pittsburgh Railroad was extended to that point. A post office called Maysville was established in 1860, and the name was changed to Kensington in 1876. Besides the post office, Kensington had a train station, hotel, and country store.

Coordinates: 40°44′07″N 80°57′23″W / 40.73528°N 80.95639°W / 40.73528; -80.95639


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