Towns, Villages & Hamlets of Jefferson County, Ohio

Contributed by Danice Ryan



Jefferson County Names: Old towns, hamlets, settlements or village names found in various local county histories: First is listed the old name = updated name, replacement name, current name and known location or area. Some no longer exist.



  • Alexander Road Station = Cross Creek Twp
  • Alikanna = Island Creek Twp
  • Altamont Park (Hill) = Steubenville Twp
  • Annadelphia (R. R. Station) = Dillon in Mt. Pleasant
  • Auburn
  • Bacon (Beacon) Ridge = Ross Twp
  • Backbone = Yellow Creek
  • Battle Run
  • Bar Run
  • Beach Flats = Wells Twp
  • Belvedere = Wayne Twp
  • Berea = Brush Creek Twp
  • Big Sandy Creek
  • Block House Run = Yellow Creek, Brush Twp
  • Bloomfield (Station) = Bloomingdale, Wayne Twp
  • Blues Run
  • Boston = Wayne Twp
  • Bowling Green = Osage
  • Bradley = Smithfield Twp
  • Bromstone Hollow
  • Brownings = Island Creek Twp
  • Bull Hollow Run = Ross Twp
  • Calico Hill
  • Calumet = Elliottsville (North of Toronto
  • Carter's Run = Knoxville, New Somerset
  • Carrtown = Smithfield
  • Castner's Falls
  • Cedar Grove (Shade) = Smithfield Twp
  • Chandler = Smithfield Twp
  • Cherry Falls = Salem Twp
  • Chestnut Grove (Ridge) = Brush Creek Twp
  • Circle (Green) = Springfield Twp
  • Coal Hill = Steubenville Twp
  • Collinswood (R. R.)
  • Connor(s)ville(PO) = Warren Twp
  • Copes Mills = Brush Creek Twp
  • Cornfield Row
  • Cream City = Saline Twp
  • Cresswell(PO) = Broadacre, Wayne Twp
  • Crosscreek = Cross Creek Twp
  • Cornell's Addition = New Somerset, Knox Twp
  • Croxton (Run)(PO) = Brush Creek Twp
  • Deandale = Steubenville Twp
  • Dry Run (near Town Fork) = Ross Twp
  • Deyarmonville = Warren Twp
  • Dillon = Dillonvale
  • Dunglen = Upstill, Mt. Pleasant Twp
  • East View = Ross Twp
  • Eastern = Stratton (Empire was a suburb of)
  • Elk Fork = Amsterdam
  • Elliottsville = Knox Twp
  • Emerson = Mt. Pleasant Twp
  • Empire City = Empire, Knox Twp
  • Exchange Mills = Wayne Twp
  • Fairplay(PO) = Wayne Twp
  • Fairfield = Salem Twp
  • Fells = Cross Creek Twp
  • Fernwood(PO) = Holmes Hill, Cross Creek Twp
  • Findley
  • Fisherville = South End, Steubenville Twp
  • Florencedale = Smithfield Twp
  • Freeman's = North of Toronto, Knox Twp
  • Gabbletown = Warren Twp
  • Germantown
  • Ghost Hollow
  • Glen (Run) Robbins = Warren Twp
  • Goulds = Cross Creek Twp
  • Grand View = Island Creek Twp
  • Green = Springfield Twp
  • Greentown = Smithfield Twp
  • Grover = Tiltonsville
  • Gillestown = East Springfield
  • Gambles Run
  • Halls = Mt Pleasant Twp
  • Harperville = Mt Pleasant Twp
  • Harrisville = Mt Pleasant Twp
  • Henry = Smithfield Twp
  • Herrick = Mt Pleasant Twp
  • Highland City = Near Tiltonsville
  • Hilderbrand (Ridge) = Ross Twp
  • Hobbieville
  • Hollow Rock (hill or valley) = Saline Twp
  • Holmes Mills - Near Smithfield Station
  • Holt = Mitchells Salt Works, Ross Twp
  • Hookstown = Wells Twp
  • Hopewell = Warren Twp
  • Horton = Mt Pleasant Twp
  • Huntersville = Irondale
  • Hayti = McIntyre (Black settlement), Wayne Twp
  • Indian Hill = Ross Twp
  • Island Creek = Island Creek Twp
  • Jacksonville = Steubenville
  • Jeddo (landing) = Toronto, Island Creek Twp
  • Jeffersonville = Steubenville Twp
  • Jeremy's Run = Empire
  • Jesse Bob Town = Mt Pleasant
  • Jug Run = Warren Twp
  • Kellys = Springfield Twp
  • Keyhole Run = Ross Twp
  • Kolmont = Cross Creek Twp
  • La Belle View = Steubenville Twp
  • Laurelton = Near Rush Run
  • La Grange = Brilliant
  • Linton = Yellow Creek, Knox Twp
  • Locust Hill = Salem Twp
  • Long Run = Mt. Pleasant Twp
  • Lowthers
  • Maple Grove = Salem Twp
  • Maplewood = Island Creek Twp
  • Markle = Island Creek Twp
  • McConnellsville = Near Fernwood
  • McCoy's Station = Empire
  • McCollock's = Salem Twp
  • McCollough's = Salem Twp
  • McIntyre = Wayne Twp
  • McIntyre Mills = Wells Twp
  • Middleburg = Springfield Twp
  • Mingo Bottom = Mingo Junction
  • Mingo Town = Mingo Junction
  • Mingo Mills
  • Mitchells Saltworks = Knox Twp
  • Holt = Ross Twp
  • Millvale = Island Creek Twp
  • Mizer's Run = Annapolis
  • New Salem = Annapolis
  • Monroeville = Brush Creek Twp
  • Moore's Salt Works = Ross Twp
  • Mt Pleasant Station
  • Old Nebo = Bergholz
  • New Pennsylvania
  • New Alexandria Station
  • New Salem = Annapolis
  • Newburg Landing = Toronto
  • Newell = Smithfield Twp
  • Newtown = Mt Pleasant Twp
  • Oatland = Warrent Twp
  • Olive City = Empire
  • Olszeski
  • Osage = Knox Twp
  • Overlook Hills = Island Creek Twp
  • Panhandle = Wayne Twp
  • Parlett = Wayne Twp
  • Pekin = Island Creek Twp
  • Perrin Springs = Smithfield Twp
  • Phillips = Springfield Twp
  • Phillipsburg = Brilliant
  • Pinckney
  • Pine Grove = Saline Twp
  • Pine Valley = Warren Twp
  • Piney Fork = Smithfield Twp
  • Pleasant Heights = In Steubenville
  • Pleasant Hill = Island Creek Twp
  • Pleasant Home = Island Creek Twp
  • Pleasant Ridge = Wells Twp
  • Pleasant Vale = Salem Twp
  • Pleasant Valley = Island Creek Twp
  • Port Homer = Saline Twp
  • Plum Run = Wells Twp
  • Portland Run = Wells Twp
  • Portland = Rayland
  • Portland Depot = Rayland
  • Portland Station = Rayland
  • Pottery Addition = Island Creek
  • Pottsdale - Mooretown = Irondale
  • Pravo = Moore's Salt Works - Ross Twp
  • Prospect Hill = Smithfield Twp
  • Quiet Retreat = Island Creek Twp
  • Ramseyville = Mt Pleasant Twp
  • Reed's Mill = Cross Creek Twp
  • Rhodesdale = Plum Run, Wells Twp
  • Roberts = Smithfield Twp
  • Rocky Brook
  • Rush Run Station = Rush Run R R
  • Rushville = Wells Twp
  • Ruthven = Springfield Twp
  • Salem = Salem Twp
  • Salt Run = Wells Twp
  • Salt Works Run = Salt Run
  • Shady Glen = Knox Twp
  • Shane = Ross Twp
  • Shanetown = Ross Twp
  • Shanghai = Empire
  • Shaw's Run
  • Shelly = Knox Twp
  • Short Creek = Warren Twp
  • Skelly's Station = Wayne Twp
  • Sloane's Station = Toronto
  • Smithfield Station = Weems
  • Somerset = New Somerset
  • Springfield = East Springfield
  • Stanton Park = Island Creek Twp
  • Startle = Mt Pleasant Twp
  • Stringer = Wells Twp
  • Stumptown = Empire
  • Sugar Hill = Cross Creek Twp
  • Sugar Tree Valley = Smithfield Twp
  • Sunnyside = Forndale, Saline Twp
  • Sugar Grove = Knox Twp
  • Taggerts
  • Tanner = Wayne Twp
  • Taylor Glen = Island Creek Twp
  • Taylortown
  • Tepo = New Alexandria
  • Thompson Salt Works
  • Town Fork = Ross Twp
  • Tarburner = Saline Twp
  • Tarburner Valley or Brook
  • Tarr Hill = Wells Twp
  • Trainer = Smithfield Twp
  • Trenton = Mt Pleasant Twp
  • Trolls Mine = Mt Pleasant Twp
  • Tunnel Mill = Holt
  • Tyler
  • Updegraff's = Smithfield Twp
  • Upland Heights = Warren Twp
  • Upstill = Dunglen, Mt Pleasant Twp
  • Valley Glen = Cross Creek Twp
  • Valley View = Wayne Twp
  • Verbena = Cross Creek Twp
  • Warren = Warrenton
  • Warrenton = Warren Twp
  • Warren Ridge = Warren Twp
  • Waxler's Station = Warren Twp
  • Wills Creek
  • Weems = Warren Twp
  • Willow Shade = Smithfield Twp
  • Wolf Run = Springfield Twp
  • Woods Run = Wayne Twp
  • Yellow Creek = Saline Twp
  • York = Smithfield Twp



Other places of interest:



  • Fawettstown = East Liverpool, Ohio
  • Franklinton = Columbus, Ohio
  • Losantiville 1791 = Cincinnati, Ohio



Other interesting facts: Yorkville is partly in Belmont County, Ohio and was a small hamlet in 1890 called, Highland City, which is located near a prehistoric burial mound.



Some of the Earliest Historic Post Offices:



  • Connorsville = Warrent Twp
  • Cresswell, Broadacre = Wayne Twp
  • Croxton = Brush Creek Twp
  • Emerson = Mt Pleasant Twp
  • Fairplay = Wayne Twp
  • Mitchell's Saltworks = Knox Twp
  • Holt = Knox then Ross Twp
  • Pravo = Ross Twp
  • Moore's Salt Works = Ross Twp
  • Ramsey = Mt Pleasant Twp



The information above was reprinted with permission from the Jefferson County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society



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