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Location of Richmond Dale, Ohio

Richmond Dale (sometimes Richmondale) is a census-designated place in central Jefferson Township, Ross County, Ohio, United States. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 45673. It is located along U.S. Route 35 southeast of the county seat of Chillicothe.

History

Richmond Dale was laid out in 1811. The community derives its name from Richmond, Virginia, the native home of a first settler. A post office called Richmond was established in 1814, and the name was changed to Richmon Dale in 1829. The change in name was intended to prevent repetition with another Richmond, Ohio.

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Coordinates: 39°12′07″N 82°48′50″W / 39.20194°N 82.81389°W / 39.20194; -82.81389


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