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Welcome to Locust Lane ...

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

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




Locust Lane would have been located within present day Mason County.

While the community is gone, the present day location for Locust Lane is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Locust Lane would have been located in the (304) & (681)<3> area codes.

Communities near Locust Lane ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance and not the distance if you drove.<4>.

Community   2017<5>
Population
DirectionDistance
Gallipolis (OH)   [Map]   3,432   SW   5 miles [8 km]
Middleport (OH)   [Map]   2,446   NE   8 miles [12.9 km]
Pomeroy (OH)   [Map]   1,790   NE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Racine (OH)   [Map]   653   NE   13 miles [20.9 km]
Rio Grande (OH)   [Map]   812   W   13 miles [20.9 km]
Rutland (OH)   [Map]   383   N   10 miles [16.1 km]

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

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 Locust Lane. 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 Locust Lane. 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 Locust Lane.

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

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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 Locust Lane, 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 Locust Lane - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>Area code (681) is an overlay for area code (304).

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Locust Lane. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.8834, Longitude: -82.1318     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Locust Lane 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 Locust Lane.

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