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Welcome to Achor ...

Achor is located in Columbiana County<1>.

The location of Achor has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Achor is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Achor lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Achor: (330) & (234)<4>

Adding Achor to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Achor in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Achor was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Achor on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Achor on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Achor ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Achor.

  • New Castle [Lawrence County]
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    • New Castle [Lawrence County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Achor
    • Estimated population in 2019: 21,618 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Castle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Castle<6>
  • Salem [Columbiana County]
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    • Salem [Columbiana County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Achor
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,612 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Salem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Salem<6>
  • East Liverpool [Columbiana County]
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    • East Liverpool [Columbiana County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Achor
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,603 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Liverpool
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Liverpool<6>
  • Struthers [Mahoning County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Struthers
    • Struthers [Mahoning County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Achor
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,111 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Struthers
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Struthers<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Aliquippa [Beaver County]
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      • Aliquippa [Beaver County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Achor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,844 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aliquippa have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aliquippa
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aliquippa<6>
    • Beaver Falls [Beaver County]
    • Ellwood City [Lawrence County]
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      • Ellwood City [Lawrence County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Achor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,286 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ellwood City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ellwood City<6>
    • Columbiana [Columbiana County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbiana
      • Columbiana [Columbiana County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Achor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,250 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbiana
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbiana<6>
    • New Brighton [Beaver County]
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      • New Brighton [Beaver County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Achor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,679 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Brighton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Brighton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Brighton<6>
    • Monaca [Beaver County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Monaca
      • Monaca [Beaver County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Achor
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,421 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Monaca have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Monaca
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Monaca<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Achor. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Achor.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Achor. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Achor.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Achor. See our Newspapers Page for Achor.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Achor ...

Looking for more information about Achor? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Achor, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Achor.

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About Columbiana County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Achor. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Columbiana County: www.columbianacounty.org/

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

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Ohio's counties, including Columbiana, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Achor - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (234) is an overlay for area code (330).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Achor) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Achor. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.7742, Longitude: -80.5417       In this case, the coordinates for Achor have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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