Place:Mount Gilead, Morrow, Ohio, United States


NameMount Gilead
Alt namesGileadsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS39012215
Whetsomsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS39012215
Whetstonesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS39012215
Youngstownsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS39012215
Coordinates40.552°N 82.832°W
Located inMorrow, Ohio, United States
Contained Places
Rivercliff Cemetery
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Mount Gilead is a village in Morrow County, Ohio, United States.

The population was 3,660 at the 2010 census. It is the county seat of Morrow County and the center of population of Ohio.[1] The village was established in 1832, eight years after white settlers arrived in the region. Before their arrival, the forest was a hunting area for the Shawnee tribe.

Located in the center of the village is Morrow County's historic World War I Victory Memorial Shaft, unique in the United States, and Mount Gilead State Park is nearby on State Route 95. Other areas drawing tourism include the Amish farms, shops and stores east of Mount Gilead, near Chesterville and Johnsville. Mount Gilead is also home to the Morrow County Hospital.

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