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Kensington, Ohio
Kensington Post Office
Kensington Post Office
Location of Kensington, Ohio
Location of Kensington, Ohio
Country United States
State Ohio
County Columbiana
Township Hanover
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 234/330

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


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.

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