Pancoastburg, Ohio facts for kids
Looking north on Ohio Highway 207 in Pancoastburg
|Location of Pancoastburg, Ohio|
|• Total||0.35 sq mi (0.90 km2)|
|• Land||0.34 sq mi (0.88 km2)|
|• Water||0.004 sq mi (0.01 km2)|
|Elevation||866 ft (264 m)|
|• Density||255/sq mi (98.6/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1070889|
Pancoastburg (originally known as Pancoastburgh) is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Madison Township, Fayette County, Ohio, United States. It is located at Lua error in package.lua at line 80: module 'Module:mw' not found., along Ohio State Route 207, about 6 miles (10 km) south of Mount Sterling. As of the 2010 census the population of Pancoastburg was 87.
Samuel Pancoast established a carding mill at Pancoastburg in the 1820s. The Pancoastburg post office was established as "Pancoastburgh" on August 19, 1847. The name was changed to "Pancoastburg" on May 16, 1893, and was discontinued on December 15, 1920. The mail service is now sent through the Washington Court House branch.
The Jackson Mound is located 4 miles (6 km) north of Pancoastburg; built by the Adena culture, it is the last Native American mound in existence in Fayette County.
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