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Leavittsburg, Ohio: Center of the World Team Field Report

6783 OH-82, Leavittsburg, OH
The green highway "Center of the World" sign faces east, on the north side of OH-82 just east of its intersection with OH-139/Diehl South Rd. Its next to a gray cone-topped storage shed for highway salt and sand.
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Center of the World

Blink and you'll miss the Center of the World, a tiny crossroads town in Ohio. But it has an official green highway sign. Report... [09/03/2019]

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Highway sign for Center of the World.

Center of the World

The Center of the World sign is in front of a highway department road salt silo.

[Stephen Francia, 09/12/2020]

Highway sign for Center of the World.

Center of the World

Great name. Unincorporated town.

[Deb Nies, 09/03/2019]

Center of the World was established in the 1840s by Randall D. Wilmot. At the time it was just an inn and general store with a pretentious name, but the name stuck long after the business had closed.

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