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Kinsman, Ohio
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Location of Kinsman in Trumbull County within the state of Ohio
Location of Kinsman in Trumbull County within the state of Ohio
Country United States
State Ohio
County Trumbull
Township Kinsman

Kinsman (also known as Kinsman Center) is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in southern Kinsman Township, Trumbull County, Ohio, United States. Its population was 616 as of the 2010 census. It has a post office with the ZIP code 44428; as well as a library, the Kinsman Free Public Library. It lies along State Route 7 between Williamsfield and Burghill, at the intersection with State Route 5.

Kinsman is named for John Kinsman, a land agent.

The community is part of the YoungstownWarrenBoardman, OH-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Notable people

  • Christopher Barzak, speculative and young-adult novelist and short-story writer; notable works include One for Sorrow, which was adapted into a film in 2014
  • Leigh Brackett, noted female pioneer science-fiction author (The Long Tomorrow and many other works) and Hollywood screenwriter (The Big Sleep, Rio Bravo and many others).
  • Edmond Hamilton, noted science-fiction author ( City at World's End and many others ) and writer of numerous Pulp magazine stories ( Captain Future (magazine) and many others).
  • Clarence Darrow, writer and defense attorney in the Scopes Monkey Trial, Ossian Sweet case, and Leopold and Loeb case
  • Milan Ford, Wisconsin farmer and legislator
  • Bill McKinley, American League umpire
  • Philip Bliss, American hymn composer and abolitionist
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