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Kipton is a village in Lorain County, Ohio, United States. The population was 265 at the 2000 census. Kipton was the site of a famous train wreck on April 19, 1891, which was caused by railroad engineers' watches not being in sync and led to the adoption of stringent quality-control standards for railroad chronometers in 1893. Kipton is at one end of a paved bicycle and pedestrian path built on an abandoned railroad bed. The path travels east from Kipton and then curves northeast, going through Oberlin and continuing on to Elyria. There is a small park in Kipton where the path terminates.