Vans Valley, Ohio

Vans Valley is an unincorporated community in Delaware County, in the U.S. state of Ohio.[1]


A post office called Vans Valley was established in 1849, and remained in operation until 1899.[2] The community was named for Gilbert Van Dorn, a pioneer settler.[3]


  1. U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Vans Valley, Ohio
  2. "Delaware County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 15 January 2016.
  3. History of Delaware County and Ohio. O. L. Baskin & Company. 1880. p. 589.

Coordinates: 40°13′4″N 82°48′10″W / 40.21778°N 82.80278°W / 40.21778; -82.80278

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