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Summerford, Ohio
Summerford, Ohio in 2019
Summerford, Ohio in 2019
Summerford, Ohio is located in Ohio
Summerford, Ohio
Summerford, Ohio
Location in Ohio
Country United States
State Ohio
Counties Madison
Founded by Joseph Christian
1,102 ft (336 m)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 740
GNIS feature ID 1061660

Summerford is an unincorporated community in Somerford Township, Madison County, Ohio, United States. It is located at 39°56′00″N 83°29′30″W / 39.93333°N 83.49167°W / 39.93333; -83.49167, at the intersection of U.S. Route 40 and State Route 56.


Summerford was laid out by Joseph Christian in 1833-4, and was originally known as Somerford. The Summerford Post Office was established on June 6, 1837. As of 1875, the community contained two churches, a drug store, two grocery stores, one hotel, and two blacksmith shops, and the population was about 20. The post office was discontinued on December 15, 1905. The mail service is now sent through the London branch.

The name of the community was changed to Summerford by the Board on Geographic Names in 1961.

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