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Village of Ansonia's Web Site.
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Village of Ansonia is a small, rural
community in west central Ohio. Located
in northern Darke County at the
intersection of State Routes 47 and 118,
the Village is just 7 miles north of the
City of Greenville.
1845 by John Baughman, The Village was incorporated in 1867 as
the Village of Dallas.
A Post Office
was established in January,1853 as the Ansonia
Post Office since a Post Office named
Dallas already existed in Highland
County. As the story goes, the first
Postmaster, George A. Turpen, selected the
name Ansonia from the clock on the wall
in the Post
Office that was manufactured by the
Ansonia Clock Company in Ansonia,
Connecticut. The clock still exists and
is keeping time in the present
In 1885, at the suggestion of Postmaster
Samuel Light, the name of the Village was
changed to Ansonia so that the name of
the Village and its Post Office were the
same and to avoid confusion with the
"other" Dallas. The Dallas Post Office,
which was located in the Village of
Boston, remained in operation until