A post office called Murraysville was established in 1828, and remained in operation until 1847. The town was named for the proprietor of Murray's Mills, a local watermill.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Murraysville (historical)
- "Lorain County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 20 January 2016.
- History of Lorain County, Ohio. Williams Brothers. 1879. p. 247.