College Corner, Ohio, Indiana

College Corner is a small village that sits on the state line between Union County, Indiana and Butler and Preble Counties, Ohio. Few towns present more challenges to a genealogist since the town is located in two states, three counties, and sometimes two time zones!

Here are photos and scenes that I have collected. Click on any photos to see a larger view.

Early postcard from a College Corner Fall Festival

Farmers State Bank

Here is a photograph of the graduating class of College Corner School, 1898. Click on the photo and see a larger version of it. Since it will be a large scan, be patient while it loads. Identifications will be given

Here is another large photo showing more College Corner Students

Here is a photo of the Old Town Pump in 1907.

College Corner hotel

Tallawanda Springs was a popular tourist attraction near College Corner. Includes some photos shared by a wonderful 102 year old lady who lived there as a child.


College Corner had a veterinarian in the early years. Animal Health products were also manufactured in College Corner.

Irwin's and related lines from Union County.

College Corner Cemetery is one of the most beautiful. Click on the photo to see more.

College Corner Residents at a Preble County Picnic. Click on the picture for a larger view.

The College Corner Union High School was very unique in that it was located on the state line.

The College Corner Methodist Church about 1920.

The West College Corner Covered Bridge.

Other Union County, Indiana residents. Mainly Driscols.  My family apparently had a number of Union County friends that they exchanged photos with before and after arriving in Missouri. Here is a list of identified photos:

Jessie Trafer, Erastus Howell, Ella Howell, Ella Driscoll, Mary Elizabeth Driscoll, John Driscoll, Anna and Ruba Ardery, Melvin and Jake Barker, Anna Maley, Geo. Reese and wife, Clifford Davis.

Visit the Union County, Indiana genealogy site.

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Background music is "Weeping Willow", by Scott Joplin, 1903

This genealogy page was designed and is maintained by Lyndon Irwin