Burlingham, Ohio

Burlingham is an unincorporated community in northern Bedford Township, Meigs County, Ohio, United States named for the area's first postmaster. Burlingham allegedly received the nickname of "Bungtown" in the late 1800s when the local women became upset with their husbands for spending too much time at the local saloon and knocked all of the …
Burlingham is an unincorporated community in northern Bedford Township, Meigs County, Ohio, United States named for the area's first postmaster. Burlingham allegedly received the nickname of "Bungtown" in the late 1800s when the local women became upset with their husbands for spending too much time at the local saloon and knocked all of the bungs out of the whiskey barrels. The escaping liquor was then used to burn down the saloon.
  • Elevation: 669 ft (204 m)
  • Country: United States
  • State: Ohio
  • County: Meigs
  • Named for: Area's first posmaster
  • ZIP code: 45776
  • Area code: 740
Data from: en.wikipedia.org