The village was built along the Cleveland, Mt. Vernon, and Columbus Railroad about 1873 as the railroad was being constructed. A post office called Bangs was established in 1874, and remained in operation until 1955. The railroad village was named for George H. Bangs, a postal official.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bangs, Ohio
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