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[[Image:Ashland Ohio County Courthouse.JPG|thumb|400px|Ashland County Courthouse in downtown [[Ashland (Ohio)|Ashland]]]]
 
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[[Image:Mohican_State_Forest.jpg|thumb|400px|Mohican State Forest]]
'''Ashland County''' is in [[Northwest Ohio]].
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'''Ashland County''' is in [[Northwest Ohio]]. When you look at a map of Northwest Ohio, it appears that all roads lead to Ashland County. Ashland County is a beautiful part of Ohio, somewhat rural in nature, with many recreational amenities. The area surrounding the Mohican Forest, Pleasant Hill Lake, Mifflin and Loudenville is popular with those who enjoy the outdoors, camping, boating and recreation. It is a more than pleasant area, with rolling hills, farms and small towns. Located approx. 35 miles from [[Vermilion (Ohio)|Vermilion]], Ohio on Lake Erie, it is close enough to the lake that many travel there on weekends. Ashland County also enjoys a Amish Community, that adds to the flavor of the county.  
  
 
==Regions==
 
==Regions==
  
 
==Cities==
 
==Cities==
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(over 5,000 people)
 
*[[Ashland (Ohio)|Ashland]]
 
*[[Ashland (Ohio)|Ashland]]
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Villages: (under 5,000 people)
 
*Bailey Lakes
 
*Bailey Lakes
 
*Hayesville
 
*Hayesville
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==Other destinations==
 
==Other destinations==
'''Mohican State Forest'''
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*'''Malabar Farm State Park''', southern Ashland County,  4050 Bromfield Road, Lucas. [http://www.malabarfarm.org] 15 Primitive campsites and over 12 miles of back-country trails.The original Bromfield home is now a 19-bed hostel.
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*'''Mohican State Park and Lodge''', southern Ashland County. Lodge: 96 air-conditioned rooms, private balcony, color television. The lodge has private meeting, banquet rooms, dining room, sauna, gift shop, lounge, olympic-size indoor and outdoor pools. Cabins: Twenty-five two-bedroom family cottages, heated, utensils, towels, bed linens and blankets Camping: 120 campsites, electricity, fire rings, picnic tables, full service hookups available at 33 campsites. The main campground has showers, flush toilets, dump station.  Hemlock Grove campground has 24 non-electric sites, pit latrines, tables and fire rings. Two camper cabins, equipped with bunk, double beds, a mini refrigerator and fan, can be rented. Other aminities: 13 miles of trails, forest, two waterfalls, scenic wooden bridge and lake.
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*'''Mohican Adventures Canoe, Camp, Cabins, and Fun Center''', 3045 State Route 3 South, ☎ 800-662-2663. Mohican Adventures Canoe, Campground, Cabins, & Fun Center offers an affordable place for families to stay during their Ohio vacation. They offer canoe, kayak, raft, and tube trips down the Mohican River. They also have three 18-hole mini golf courses and 2 lighted go-kart tracks. Their campground has an indoor swimming pool and hot tub, a lake and pond stocked for fishing, a beach area, hiking and biking trails, 3 playgrounds, and much much more! They also offer a Fun Package that provides for a day or two of fun for one low price. Website: www.mohicanadventures.com
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*'''Charles Mill Lake'''
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*'''[[Loudonville (Ohio)|Loudonville]]''' Recreation area.
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*'''Mohican State Forest'''
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*'''Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course'''
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*'''Mansfield Motorsports Park'''
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*'''Pleasant Hill State Park and Lake'''
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==Understand==
 
==Understand==
  
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==Get in==
 
==Get in==
I 71 NS - SR 250 EW
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===By Car===
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*I 71 NS - SR 250 EW
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*SR 30 EW
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===By Air===
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*'''Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (IATA:CLE)''', PH:(216)-265-6030 [http://www.clevelandairport.com/].  [[Cleveland]]'s main airport, located on the west side of the city. The airport is served by most of the major domestic airlines, and it is one of Continental Airlines' three U.S. hubs as well.
  
 
==Get around==
 
==Get around==
  
 
==See==
 
==See==
 
 
===Itineraries===
 
===Itineraries===
  
 
==Do==
 
==Do==
*'''Ashland County Fair''', [[http://www.ashlandcountyfair.com/]] 2042 Claremont Avenue, Ashland, Ohio 44805 Mid-September each year.
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*'''Ashland County Fair''', 2042 Claremont Avenue, [[Ashland (Ohio)|Ashland]], [http://www.ashlandcountyfair.com/]. Mid-September each year.
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*<do name="Mohican Adventures Canoe, Camp, Cabins, and Fun Center" alt="" address="3045 State Route 3 South" directions="" phone="" url="" hours="" price="" lat="" long="">Tel: Canoe livery - 800-662-2663, Campground - 888-909-7400. Canoe, kayak, raft, and tube trips on Mohican River. Three 18-hole mini-golf courses and two lighted go-kart tracks. Cabin rentals, RV and tent camping sites offered. Website: www.mohicanadventures.com</do>
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==Eat==
 
==Eat==
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==Stay safe==
 
==Stay safe==
*Ashland County, like many Ohio Counties, has an Amish population. The Amish in Ashland County are ''Swartzentruder'' Amish, the most traditional and insular of all of the Amish sects. They live without electricity, indoor plumbing and '''without lights on their buggies'''. Use caution on all rural roads, especially at dusk or dark. Dark black asphalt roads and black unlit buggies are an accident waiting to happen.
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[[Image:Ohio_-_Amish_Country.jpg|thumb|right|300px|Amish Buggy]]
*'''Ashland County Sheriff's Office''', 1205 East Main Street, Ashland, Ohio 44805 PH:419-289-3911
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*Ashland County, like many Ohio Counties, has an Amish population. The Amish in Ashland County are ''Swartzentruder'' Amish. Described as the most traditional and insular of all of the Amish sects. They live without electricity, indoor plumbing and '''without lights on their buggies'''. Use caution on all rural roads, especially at dusk or dark. Dark black asphalt roads and black unlit buggies are an accident waiting to happen.
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*'''Ashland County Sheriff's Office''', 1205 East Main Street, [[Ashland (Ohio)|Ashland]], PH:419-289-3911.
  
 
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*[[Lorain County]] (north)
 
*[[Lorain County]] (north)
 
*[[Medina County]] (northeast)
 
*[[Medina County]] (northeast)
*[[Wayne County ]] (east)
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*[[Wayne County (Ohio)|Wayne County]] (east)
 
*[[Holmes County]] (southeast)
 
*[[Holmes County]] (southeast)
 
*[[Knox County (Ohio)|Knox County]] (southwest)
 
*[[Knox County (Ohio)|Knox County]] (southwest)
 
*[[Richland County]] (west)
 
*[[Richland County]] (west)
*[[Huron County]] (northwest)
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*[[Huron County (Ohio)|Huron County]] (northwest)
  
 
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Latest revision as of 16:41, 8 February 2011

Ashland County Courthouse in downtown Ashland
Mohican State Forest

Ashland County is in Northwest Ohio. When you look at a map of Northwest Ohio, it appears that all roads lead to Ashland County. Ashland County is a beautiful part of Ohio, somewhat rural in nature, with many recreational amenities. The area surrounding the Mohican Forest, Pleasant Hill Lake, Mifflin and Loudenville is popular with those who enjoy the outdoors, camping, boating and recreation. It is a more than pleasant area, with rolling hills, farms and small towns. Located approx. 35 miles from Vermilion, Ohio on Lake Erie, it is close enough to the lake that many travel there on weekends. Ashland County also enjoys a Amish Community, that adds to the flavor of the county.

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Regions[edit]

Cities[edit]

(over 5,000 people)

Villages: (under 5,000 people)

  • Bailey Lakes
  • Hayesville
  • Jeromesville
  • Loudonville
  • Mifflin
  • Perrysville
  • Polk
  • Savannah

Other destinations[edit]

  • Malabar Farm State Park, southern Ashland County, 4050 Bromfield Road, Lucas. [1] 15 Primitive campsites and over 12 miles of back-country trails.The original Bromfield home is now a 19-bed hostel.
  • Mohican State Park and Lodge, southern Ashland County. Lodge: 96 air-conditioned rooms, private balcony, color television. The lodge has private meeting, banquet rooms, dining room, sauna, gift shop, lounge, olympic-size indoor and outdoor pools. Cabins: Twenty-five two-bedroom family cottages, heated, utensils, towels, bed linens and blankets Camping: 120 campsites, electricity, fire rings, picnic tables, full service hookups available at 33 campsites. The main campground has showers, flush toilets, dump station. Hemlock Grove campground has 24 non-electric sites, pit latrines, tables and fire rings. Two camper cabins, equipped with bunk, double beds, a mini refrigerator and fan, can be rented. Other aminities: 13 miles of trails, forest, two waterfalls, scenic wooden bridge and lake.
  • Mohican Adventures Canoe, Camp, Cabins, and Fun Center, 3045 State Route 3 South, ☎ 800-662-2663. Mohican Adventures Canoe, Campground, Cabins, & Fun Center offers an affordable place for families to stay during their Ohio vacation. They offer canoe, kayak, raft, and tube trips down the Mohican River. They also have three 18-hole mini golf courses and 2 lighted go-kart tracks. Their campground has an indoor swimming pool and hot tub, a lake and pond stocked for fishing, a beach area, hiking and biking trails, 3 playgrounds, and much much more! They also offer a Fun Package that provides for a day or two of fun for one low price. Website: www.mohicanadventures.com
  • Charles Mill Lake
  • Loudonville Recreation area.
  • Mohican State Forest
  • Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course
  • Mansfield Motorsports Park
  • Pleasant Hill State Park and Lake

Understand[edit]

Talk[edit]

Get in[edit]

By Car[edit]

  • I 71 NS - SR 250 EW
  • SR 30 EW

By Air[edit]

  • Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (IATA:CLE), PH:(216)-265-6030 [2]. Cleveland's main airport, located on the west side of the city. The airport is served by most of the major domestic airlines, and it is one of Continental Airlines' three U.S. hubs as well.

Get around[edit]

See[edit][add listing]

Itineraries[edit]

Do[edit][add listing]

  • Ashland County Fair, 2042 Claremont Avenue, Ashland, [3]. Mid-September each year.
  • Mohican Adventures Canoe, Camp, Cabins, and Fun Center, 3045 State Route 3 South. Tel: Canoe livery - 800-662-2663, Campground - 888-909-7400. Canoe, kayak, raft, and tube trips on Mohican River. Three 18-hole mini-golf courses and two lighted go-kart tracks. Cabin rentals, RV and tent camping sites offered. Website: www.mohicanadventures.com  edit


Eat[edit][add listing]

Drink[edit][add listing]

Stay safe[edit]

Amish Buggy
  • Ashland County, like many Ohio Counties, has an Amish population. The Amish in Ashland County are Swartzentruder Amish. Described as the most traditional and insular of all of the Amish sects. They live without electricity, indoor plumbing and without lights on their buggies. Use caution on all rural roads, especially at dusk or dark. Dark black asphalt roads and black unlit buggies are an accident waiting to happen.
  • Ashland County Sheriff's Office, 1205 East Main Street, Ashland, PH:419-289-3911.

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