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Adelphi, Ohio
(Pickaway County)

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Welcome to Adelphi ...

Although we found mention of Adelphi during our research, we have little information about it.<1> Given the context of how Adelphi was mentioned, we believe that it was a community rather than some type of landmark. We have done a cursory search and if it's a community, we haven't been able to find any evidence that it still exists..

While we are confident that Adelphi was located in Pickaway County, we don't know its actual location within the county.

We've added Adelphi to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. We would especially like to find the location of Adelphi - knowing its coordinates, we can explore things like its relationship to neighboring communities, nearby cemeteries, etc. If you can help us with Adelphi, please Contact Us.

The pronunciation of Adelphi: uh-DEL-feye<2>

Time Zone: The area where we believe that Adelphi might be (or was) located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities Also Named Adelphi ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Ohio communities named Adelphi: This one is located in Pickaway County and the other is located in Ross County.

Beyond Ohio, there are 4 communities that are also named Adelphi - they are located in Iowa, Maryland and New York.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>If we encounter the name of what might be a community, our methodology is to add that name to our Gazetteer. For example, we might find a sentence like "He went north past Adelphi and then turned east". While Adelphi could be some kind of landmark, we think that it's more likely to be a community. We've added Adelphi as a placeholder with the hope that we'll be able to add more information in the future.

Just as a reminder: Our definition of a community is rather broad and includes those places (or areas) where several families lived and had a name which identified that place. For example, you might hear somebody say that they are going over to Bird Creek to see Pete ... Bird Creek is just a gas station and a couple of homes at the crossroads. While it might not be on the map, everybody in the area knows it by that name.

Places of interest include buildings at a crossroad, several families clustered in a hollow or maybe the location of a way station. It also includes places like mines, lumber camps, ferry crossings, etc. The community might still exist, is now gone or only existed for just a short period of time.

Also keep in mind that Adelphi could have been on the original document by mistake, misspelled, the original/alternate name of a community that we've listed elsewhere or was placed in the wrong county. Sometimes a post office or train station would have a different name than the community where it's located, so two names might be referring to the same community - we're working to straighten it all out.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Adelphi. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.






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