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Welcome to Thornton ...

So far, we have found very little information about Thornton. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Thornton to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. If you can help us with Thornton, please Contact Us.




Thornton would have been located within present day Ross County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Thornton is 960 feet [293 m] above sea level.<2>.

Time Zone: The area where Thornton was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

If Thornton still existed, it would have been in the (740) area code.

Communities near Thornton ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Thornton and not the distance if you are driving it.<3>.

Community   2015<4>
Population
DirectionDistance
Bainbridge   [Map]   852   S   11 miles [17.7 km]
Bloomingburg   [Map]   921   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Chillicothe   [Map]   21,727   E   18 miles [29 km]
Frankfort   [Map]   1,065   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Greenfield   [Map]   4,572   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Leesburg   [Map]   1,294   W   12 miles [19.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Thornton.

Communities Also Named Thornton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 28 communities that are also named Thornton - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, California, Colorado, Idaho (2), Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New York, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Thornton.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Thornton. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Thornton. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Thornton.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Thornton:

Search for Local Businesses ...

We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities. Since Thornton no longer exists, the following searches are centered on the area where it would have stood. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
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Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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The official website for Ross County: www.co.ross.oh.us/

The official website for State of Ohio: www.ohio.gov/







Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Thornton, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Thornton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Thornton. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Thornton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Thornton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.3920, Longitude: -83.3249     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Thornton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Thornton.

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<5>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Thornton.



 
 
 

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