Neighborhoods in Ohio

Akron

Akron is the county seat of Summit County located about 30 miles south of Cleveland. The name is derived from the Greek word signifying a summit or high point. A long history of rubber and tire manufacturing, carried on today by Goodyear Tire, gave Akron the nickname "Rubber Capital of the World". It is also known as "The City of Invention".

Amanda

Amanda is a village in Fairfield County, Ohio. Amanda was founded around 1830, but development would not begin in earnest until 1850 when the railroad was extended to that point.

Amish Country

Holmes County, Ohio and its county seat Millersburg are home to one of the nation's largest Amish communities, second only to Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

Anna

Anna is a village in Shelby County, Ohio, located North of Dayton on I-75. Anna has a rich Native American and colonial history, and in 1937, Anna was the site of the largest earthquake in Ohio.

Ashland County

Ashland County is a county in Ohio. The county seat of Ashland County is Ashland. It was named after Ashland, the Lexington, Kentucky-area home of Henry Clay, a Kentucky senator.

Ashley

Ashley is a village in Delaware County, Ohio. It was founded in 1849 and is named for L.W. Ashley, one of the owners of the original town site.

Ashville

Ashville is a village located 22 miles south of Columbus in Pickaway County, Ohio. The history of Ashville dates back to 1812, when two distilleries were founded in the area. The Ohio's Small Town Museum, located in Ashville, is home to America's oldest working traffic light.

Augusta, KY

Located on the southern bank of the Ohio River, Augusta is a home rule-class city in Bracken County, Kentucky. Augusta was the country seat of Bracken County when it was organized in 1796, and to this day it is known as the Most Picturesque City in KY.

Augusta, OH

Augusta is an unincorporated community in eastern Augusta Township, Carroll County, Ohio that lies along State Route 9. The community is part of the Canton–Massillon Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Baltimore

Baltimore is a village in Fairfield County, Ohio. Baltimore was originally called New Market, and under the latter name was laid out in 1824. Baltimore is not adjacent to North Baltimore, Ohio, a village in Wood County approximately 35 miles south of Toledo. Baltimore and North Baltimore are actually approximately 140 miles from each other.

Bellbrook

Bellbrook is a city in Greene County, Ohio near Dayton. The name Bellbrook is an amalgamation of the name one of the city's founders, Stephen Bell, and Little Sugar Creek.

Bellefontaine

Bellefontaine is the county seat of Logan County, Ohio. The name Bellefontaine means "beautiful spring" in French, and is purported to refer to several springs in the area. However, locally, the original French pronunciation is not used, and it is pronounced "bell fountain."

Bexley

Bexley is a suburban city in Franklin County, Ohio. Founded as a village over a hundred years ago, the city of Bexley is an old, tree-lined suburb of Columbus, the Ohio state capital, situated on the banks of Alum Creek next to Driving Park and Wolfe Park, just east of the Franklin Park Conservatory. The historic suburb is perhaps best known for its large houses and estates

Bridgeport

Bridgeport is a village in Belmont County, Ohio. It lies across the Ohio River from Wheeling, West Virginia, and is connected by two bridges to Wheeling Island.

Brookville

Brookville is a small city and suburb of Dayton located in northwestern Montgomery County, Ohio. Brookville was platted in 1850, and named for a small brook near the town site.

Buckeye Lake

Buckeye Lake is a village in Fairfield and Licking counties in Ohio. It is named for Buckeye Lake, a large lake along which the village is built.

Butler County

Butler County is a county in the U.S. state of Ohio. Its county seat is Hamilton. Butler County is part of the Cincinnati Metropolitan Area.

Canal Winchester

Canal Winchester is a city in Fairfield and Franklin counties in Ohio. Founded in 1828, Winchester flourished because of agriculture and transportation

Chillicothe

Chillicothe is the county seat of Ross County, Ohio. Located along the Scioto River 45 miles south of Columbus, Chillicothe was the first and third capital of Ohio. Chillicothe is a designated Tree City USA by the National Arbor Day Foundation.

Circleville

Located along the Scioto River south of Columbus, Circleville is the county seat of Pickaway County, Ohio. The city is best-known today as the host of the Circleville Pumpkin Show, an annual festival held since 1903

Clintonville

Clintonville is a neighborhood in north-central Columbus, Ohio. By the early 1900s, downtown Columbus residents and professors from The Ohio State University had built summer homes in Clintonville and the surrounding farmland was developed into housing developments shortly after the extension of the streetcar lines northward from Columbus.

Coshocton

Located North-East of Columbus, Coshocton is the county seat of Coshocton County, Ohio. Coshocton contains Roscoe Village, a restored town of the canal era, located next to the former Ohio and Erie Canal. The city was developed on the site of a former Lenape village established in the late 1770s by bands who had migrated from the East under European pressure.

Delaware

Delaware is the county seat of Delaware County, Ohio. It is located near the center of Ohio, is about 30 miles north of Columbus, and is part of the Columbus, Ohio Metropolitan Area.

Dublin

Dublin is a city in Franklin, Delaware, and Union counties in Ohio. Each year in late May or early June, the city hosts the Memorial Tournament, a stop on golf's PGA Tour. There are also several other golf courses in Dublin. Other annual events include the July 4 music event and The July 4 Parade, a St. Patrick's Day parade, and the Dublin Irish Festival, which is the largest 3-day Irish festival in the world.

Enon

A village in Clark County, Ohio, Enon is part of the Springfield Metro Area and the home of the Speedway gas station chain. Named for a river in Israel where John the Baptist was said to have preformed baptisms, Enon was platted in 1838 and has since grown to a bustling town with much to offer.

Findlay

Findlay is the county seat of Hancock County, Ohio. It is located 40 miles South of Toledo.

Gahanna

Gahanna is a suburb of Columbus and a city situated in northeast Franklin County, Ohio. Gahanna was founded along the Big Walnut Creek. The name Gahanna is derived from a Native American word for three creeks joining into one and is the former name of the Big Walnut Creek. Gahanna maintained a considerable rivalry with the adjacent village of Bridgeport.

Galloway

Galloway is a quaint community in Ohio west of Columbus. It includes parts of rural and suburban Franklin County and western Columbus.

German Village

German Village is a historic neighborhood in Columbus, Ohio, just south of downtown. It was settled in the early-to-mid-19th century by a large number of German immigrants, who at one time comprised as much as a third of the city's entire population.

Granville

The Village of Granville is a quaint community nestled in Licking County, Ohio. Granville is home of Denison University as well as a variety of famous historical structures, including several fascinating examples of Greek Revival architecture.

Greater Cincinnati Area

Cincinnati is a major city in the U.S. state of Ohio, and is the government seat of Hamilton County. Settled in 1788, the city is located at the northern side of the confluence of the Licking and Ohio rivers, the latter of which marks the state line with Kentucky.

Greater Cleveland Area

Cleveland is the county seat of Cuyahoga County and the second-largest city in Ohio. A Gamma + city, Cleveland is located on the southern shore of Lake Erie, across the U.S. maritime border with Canada and approximately 60 miles west of the Pennsylvania border.

Greater Columbus Area

Columbus is the state capital and the most populous city in the U.S. state of Ohio. The city has a diverse economy based on education, government, insurance, banking, defense, aviation, food, clothes, logistics, steel, energy, medical research, health care, hospitality, retail, and technology.

Greater Dayton Area

Dayton is the county seat of Montgomery County. Dayton is within Ohio's Miami Valley region, just north of Greater Cincinnati and is known as the Birthplace of Aviation.

Greenville

Greenville is the county seat of Darke County, Ohio and is located Northwest of Dayton. Greenville is home to The Great Darke County Fair which runs for nine days in August. Greenville is also home to KitchenAid small appliances.

Grove City

Grove City is a city in Franklin County, Ohio. It is a suburb of Columbus and was laid out in 1852.

Groveport

Located in Franklin County, Ohio, Groveport is a suburb of Columbus, Ohio and hometown of famed 19th-century horse-whisperer John Solomon Rarey. Groveport had its start as a single entity in 1846 when the neighboring rival towns of Wert's Grove and Rareysport merged.

Heath

Heath is a city in Licking County, Ohio and a suburb of Columbus. This area is known to have been populated by the Hopewell Indians through the first century CE. The area was settled by European-American settlers in the 19th century.

Hilliard

Hilliard is a city in Franklin County, Ohio and a suburb of Columbus. illiard is home to the Early Television Museum (only one in United States), the second largest First Responders Park in the United States, and Heritage Rail Trail.

Indian Lake

Indian Lake is a reservoir in Logan County, western Ohio. At 5,104 acres, Indian Lake is the second largest inland lake in Ohio.

Lake Darby

Lake Darby is a community in Franklin County, Ohio. It is more commonly known among locals as Darby Estates, which is also the name of the older housing development there, with the newer development called "West Point".

Lakeview

Lakeview is a village in Logan County, Ohio. Lakeview takes its name from Indian Lake, a mostly artificial lake nearby. Part of the village's perimeter is bounded by the lakeshore.

Lancaster

Lancaster is a city in Fairfield County, Ohio. The city is located near the Hocking River, approximately 33 miles southeast of Columbus

Laurelville

Laurelville is a village in Hocking County, Ohio. The village was named for the laurel growing near the original town site.

Leipsic

Leipsic is a village in Putnam County, Ohio. The name is a variant spelling of Leipzig, one of the largest cities in eastern Germany. Leipsic's motto is "Seeds of Growth Are Sown Here".

Lewis Center

Lewis Center (also Lewis Centre) is an unincorporated community in northwestern Orange Township, Delaware County, Ohio. Although Lewis Center is a small community, its ZIP code encompasses a number of shopping centers and retail establishments that line U.S. Route 23 in the nearby vicinity.

Lithopolis

Lithopolis is a village in Fairfield and Franklin counties in Ohio. Lithopolis was originally called Centerville, and under the latter name was laid out in 1815. The city presently is named for valuable deposits of stone near the original town site, the name Lithopolis translating to "stone city" in Greek.

Logan

Logan is a city in Hocking County, Ohio. Logan is located in southeast Ohio, on the Hocking River 48 miles southeast of Columbus.

London

Located Southwest of Columbus, London is the county seat of Madison County, Ohio. London's population has grown steadily since it was laid out in the early 1810s alongside Columbus as a large number of Columbus residents sought to escape that city's busy lifestyle by moving to more rural, neighboring communities.

Marion

Marion is the county seat of Marion County, Ohio, located approximately 50 miles north of Columbus. Marion currently styles itself as "America's Workforce Development Capital" given public–private educational partnerships and coordination of educational venues, from four and two–year college programs to vocational and technical training and skill certification programs.

Marysville

Marysville is the county seat of Union County, Ohio. Marysville's longtime slogan is "Where the Grass is Greener". In December 2008, Marysville was designated as a "Preserve America Community" by the First Lady Laura Bush.

Medina

Located south of Cleveland and west of Akron, Medina is the county seat of Medina County, Ohio. Since recovering from two significant fires in the mid-1800s, the people of Medina have shown themselves to be resilient, hardworking people for generations.

Merion Village

Named after the Merion family, who settled in the area in 1809, Merion Village is a a neighborhood located in the Near South Side of Columbus. Historically home to Nova Scotian and British settlers, Merion Village is now a bustling neighborhood full of new families and families who have been a part of the community for generations alike.

Miami

New Miami is a village in St. Clair Township, located in central Butler County in the southwestern part of Ohio. Originally known as Coke Otto, Otto or Kokotto for its large coal field and steel mill. It is notable for its involvement in the case of Barrow v. Village of New Miami as a potential speed trap community.

Middletown

Middletown is a city located in Butler and Warren counties in the southwestern part of Ohio, about 29 miles northeast of Cincinnati. The city was the home of AK Steel Holding Corporation (formerly Armco), a major steel works founded in 1900.

Millersburg

Located South of Cleveland, Millersburg is the county seat of Holmes County. The University of Akron has a campus in Millersburg.

Mount Orab

Mount Orab is a village in Brown County, Ohio. Mount Orab was laid out in 1850. The village's name most likely is derived from Mount Horeb, a place in the Hebrew Bible.

New Albany

Located 15 miles northeast of Columbus, New Albany is a city in Franklin County, Ohio. One theory about the name "New Albany" is that some of the original settlers migrated from the Albany, New York area.

Newark

Newark is the county seat of Licking County, Ohio and a suburb of Columbus. It is the site of much of the Newark Earthworks, a major ancient complex built by the Hopewell culture. The Great Circle portion and additional burial mounds are located in the neighboring city of Heath, Ohio.

Painesville

Painesville is the County Seat of Lake County, Ohio. It is located along the Grand River 27 miles northeast of Cleveland.

Parma

Parma is a city in Cuyahoga County, Ohio near Cleveland. Known as The Garden City, Parma's motto is "Progress Through Partnerships".

Pataskala

Pataskala is a city in Licking County, Ohio located just east of Columbus. Pataskala has been home to several notable people including Jeaniene Frost, New York Times Bestselling author of paranormal romance and urban fantasy for HarperCollins publishers and Robert Smith, Professional ten-pin bowler who owns 7 career titles on the PBA Tour.

Pickerington

Pickerington is a city in Fairfield and Franklin counties in Ohio. The Ohio Secretary of State certified Pickerington as a city in 1991 and it was designated as the "Violet Capital of Ohio" in 1996 by the Ohio Legislature.

Plain City

Plain City is a village in Madison and Union counties in Ohio along Big Darby Creek. Plain City and the surrounding area have a strong German and agricultural heritage. Plain City was a stop along the Pittsburgh, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railroad that connected Pittsburgh to Chicago and St. Louis. An Amish settlement at Plain City, that was founded in 1896, finally dissolved in 2011.

Powell

Powell is a city in Delaware County, Ohio near Columbus. The community was first settled around 1801, two years before Ohio became a state. It was named "Middlebury" at the time, because the first settlers came from the Middlebury, Connecticut area.

Put-in-Bay

Put-in-Bay is a village located on South Bass Island in Put-in-Bay Township, Ottawa County, Ohio. The village is a popular summer resort and recreational destination. Ferry and airline services connect the community with Catawba Island, Kelleys Island, Port Clinton, and Sandusky, Ohio.

Reynoldsburg

Reynoldsburg is a city in Fairfield, Franklin, and Licking counties in Ohio. It is a suburb of Columbus. Reynoldsburg was originally called Frenchtown, and under the latter name was platted in 1831 by John French, and named for him. The present name is for John C. Reynolds, a local merchant.

Russell's Point

Russells Point is a village located in northwest Logan County, Ohio. It is situated on Indian Lake, which had long been a popular summer resort destination.

Sandusky

Sandusky is the county seat of Erie County. Situated in northern Ohio on the shores of Lake Erie, Sandusky is midway between Toledo to the west and Cleveland to the east.

Sidney

Sidney is a city in Shelby County, Ohio. Named after English poet Sir Philip Sidney, the city's elementary schools are named after famous writers as well. Sidney was the recipient of the 1964 All-America City Award. In 2009, it was the subject of the documentary film 45365.

Springfield

Springfield is the county seat of Clark County. The municipality is located in southwestern Ohio and is situated on the Mad River, Buck Creek, and Beaver Creek, approximately 45 miles west of Columbus and 25 miles northeast of Dayton.

Sunbury

Sunbury is a village in Delaware County, Ohio. The village is centered on a New England-styled traditional town square with a historic village hall located in the center of a village green. Located here is a major Showa Corporation factory, which produces automotive parts for Honda of America.

Toledo

Toledo is the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, located in northwest Ohio, at the western end of Lake Erie bordering the state of Michigan. The first of many glass manufacturers arrived in the 1880s, eventually earning Toledo its nickname: "The Glass City." It has since become a city with an art community, auto assembly businesses, education, healthcare, and local sports teams.

Troy

Troy is the county seat of Miami County, Ohio, just North of Dayton. Troy is home to an annual Strawberry Festival the first weekend in June.

Upper Arlington

Upper Arlington is a city in Franklin County, Ohio. Upper Arlington's motto is "Strive for Leadership".

Urbana

Urbana is the county seat of Champaign County, Ohio. Laid out in 1805, Urbana was the headquarters of the Northwestern army during the War of 1812 for a time. It is the burial place of the explorer and Indian fighter Simon Kenton.

Wayne

Originally called Freeport and later Prairie Depot, Wayne is a village in Wood County, Ohio. It was established in 1852 but has remained a close-knit community, the 2010 census reporting a population of 887 people.

West Chester

West Chester is an unincorporated community in Tuscarawas County, Ohio. An old variant name of West Chester was Cadwallader.

West Jefferson

Located along Route 40, West Jefferson is a village in Madison County, Ohio. The village has a fairly close relationship with the surrounding township, which include various out-of-corporation-limit neighborhoods (including Haymarket Road, Olmstead Road, Forrest Lake Estates, Goodson Road/Enchanted Valley, and North and South Road). The village has a "Commerce Park" at its western edge which include Target and Amazon Distribution Centers, a Krazy Glue factory, and Jefferson Industries.

Westerville

Westerville is a city in Delaware and Franklin counties in the U.S. state of Ohio. It is a northeastern suburb of Columbus. Westerville is the home of Otterbein University.

Wooster

Wooster is a city in the U.S. state of Ohio and the county seat of Wayne County. Wooster was established in 1808 by John Bever, William Henry, and Joseph Larwill and named after David Wooster, a general in the American Revolutionary War.

Worthington

Worthington is a city in Franklin County, Ohio and a northern suburb of the larger Columbus. The city was founded in 1803 by the Scioto Company led by James Kilbourne, who was later elected to the United States House of Representatives, and named in honor of Thomas Worthington, who later became governor of Ohio.

Xenia

Xenia is the county seat of Greene County, Ohio located just southwest of Dayton. The name comes from the Greek word Xenia (ξενία), which means "hospitality".

Zanesville

Located East of Columbus, Zanesville is the county seat of Muskingum County, Ohio. Zanesville is notably the backdrop of the song "Lorena," which was a popular army campfire song during the Civil War on both sides. The song was based on an ill-advised love affair that took place in Zanesville in the late 1850s and has been sung in many Westerns/Civil War movies as well.

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