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Welcome to Limestone ...

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

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


Limestone would have been located within present day Jackson County.

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

While the community is gone, the present day location for Limestone is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The location where Limestone once stood is in the (740) area code.

Communities near Limestone ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance as if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirDistance
Beaver   [Map]   438   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Coalton   [Map]   471   NW   11 miles [17.7 km]
Hamden   [Map]   860   N   14 miles [22.5 km]
Jackson   [Map]   6,252   NW   9 miles [14.5 km]
Oak Hill   [Map]   1,518   SW   4 miles [6.4 km]
Rio Grande   [Map]   812   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]

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

Communities Also Named Limestone ...

While we believe that this Limestone is located in Jackson County, we know of another 2 Ohio communities named Limestone. Those communities are located in the following counties: Harrison and Ottawa County.

Beyond Ohio, there are 31 communities that are also named Limestone - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, Florida (3), Georgia, Illinois (2), Kansas (4), Kentucky, Maine, Michigan (2), Montana, New Brunswick, New York, Oklahoma (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas and West Virginia (3).

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Limestone. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Limestone. 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 Limestone.

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Ohio

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The official website for State of Ohio: https://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 Limestone, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.

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<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.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Limestone - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Limestone) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Limestone. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.9548, Longitude: -82.5290     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Limestone have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<5>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Limestone.

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