Named after Jared Mansfield, the city sits on a fork of the Mohican River in the western foothills of the Allegheny Plateau, a hilly region surrounded by fertile farmlands and its elevation is among the highest of Ohio cities. The highest elevation in Mansfield is at the Woodland Reservoir (1,492.66 feet or 454.96 meters above sea level), which is on the southwest side of the city. The elevation of Central Park, which is on the square in downtown Mansfield is 1,242.66 feet or 378.76 meters above sea level. Mansfield is known as The Heart of Ohio but is also known as the Carousel Capital of Ohio, Danger City, The Fun Center of Ohio and Racing Capital of Ohio.
Cleveland Hopkins International Airport (IATA:CLE), PH:(216)-265-6030. . Cleveland Hopkins International Airport is 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.
Mansfield Lahm Airport (IATA:MFD), 2000 Harrington Memorial Rd., Mansfield, PH:(419)-522-2191, . Mansfield Lahm Airport is a city-owned, joint civil-military, public-use airport, located on the north side of the city.
Port Columbus International Airport (IATA:CMH), 4600 International Gateway, Columbus, PH:(614)-239-4083, . Port Columbus International Airport is served by all the major airlines, with direct flights to most major American cities.
Richland County Transit (RCT), 232 N. Main St., ☎ +1 419-522-4504 (fax: +1 419-522-3157), . RCT operates local bus service five days a week, except for Saturdays, Sundays and national holidays. The RCT bus line operates 12 fixed routes within the cities of Mansfield and Ontario and Madison Township which provide a transportation network that can take you to work, school, appointments, or shopping.edit
C & D Taxi, 201 Park Ave. East, ☎ +1 419-756-3333. edit
Mansfield Checker Cab, 147 N. Adams St., ☎ +1 419-522-2222 (fax: +1 419-589-2288), . If you wish to get a cab in the Mansfield area, you have to call for one. At the minimum you should call 30 minutes before you need a ride.edit
179th Airlift Wing of the Ohio Air National Guard, 1947 Harrington-Memorial Rd. (Located at Mansfield Lahm Airport), ☎ +1 419-520-6420, . Base of huge C-130 aircraft and crews. Annual Air show in July.edit
North Lake Park
The Miss Ohio Scholarship Program, ☎ +1 419-522-MOSP (6677), . Annual Event June of each year.edit
Biblewalk (The Living Bible Museum), 500 Tingley Ave., ☎ +1 419-524-0139 or +1 800-222-0139 (email@example.com, fax: 419-524-2002), . Hours are M-Sa 9AM-6PM, Su 3PM-7PM. Ohio's only life-sized wax museum, Biblewalk is bringing God's word to life! With over over seventy scenes and 300+ wax figures featuring original music and narration presented in a non-denominational setting, Biblewalk is a must see. Thousands of visitors the world over have visited the Living Bible Museum since it opened in 1987. Also features a live Christian dinner theater and other attractions.edit
Equestrian Valley Farm (Equestrian Valley Farm), 2495 Crimson Road, Mansfield, OH 44903, ☎ +1 419-589-5161, . Take a trail ride on horseback on an historic Mohican style farm - established in 1815. The house - built in 1825 - overlooks the pond and adjacent pastures. This 200 acre farm has trails on scenic rolling hills through open pastures and beautiful forests.edit
Kingwood Center, 900 Park Ave. W., ☎ +1 419-522-0211 (firstname.lastname@example.org), . 47 Acres of gardens on former estate, a favorite spot for orchardists, gardeners and photography. A true family spot.edit
Mansfield Art Center, 700 Marion Ave., ☎ +1 419-756-1700 (fax: +1 419-756-0860), . edit
Mansfield Motorsports Park, 100 Crall Road East, ☎ +1 419-524-0183, . Newer NASCAR track, building a new 1/4 mile drag stip. Very nice facility, very clean. Off of SR 545 or SR 13.edit
Richland Carrousel Park
Mansfield Reformatory Preservation Project, 100 Reformatory Rd., (just off SR 545), ☎ +1 419-522-2644 (email@example.com), . The cornerstone for this building was laid in 1886. The Reformatory has since closed and the building is being preserved. Scenes from several movies have been filmed there and other activities and tours take place throughout the year.edit
Oak Hill Cottage, 310 Springmill St., ☎ +1 419-524-1765 (firstname.lastname@example.org), . When you phone, ask for Anka Hall, Guild Director to schedule a tour. Current tours are on Su from 2PM to 5PM through Dec 30 and daily for groups by special appointment. Closed Jan through Mar. The tour is $3 donation for adults and $1 for children 12 and under.edit
Richland Carrousel Park, 75 N. Main St., ☎ +1 419-522-4223 (email@example.com), . Located on the southwest corner of W. 4th St. and N. Main St. in the Historic Carrousel District in downtown Mansfield.edit
Richland B & O Bike Trail, ☎ +1 419-884-3764, . The bike trail is over 18 miles long, paved on the abandoned Ohio B & O Rail Road bed. It is well maintained and protected. It runs from Mansfield to Butler through one of Ohio's most scenic areas.edit
Oak Hill Cottage
The Renaissance, 138 Park Ave. West, ☎ +1 419-522-2726 (fax: +1 419-524-7005), . The 1,600 seat theatre opened on January 19, 1928 as the Ohio Theatre and serves today as the largest performing arts center in North-Central Ohio.edit
Mansfield Playhouse, 95 East 3rd Street (Mansfield, OH 44902), ☎ (419) 522-2883, . Vary. The second oldest, and largest continually producing Community Theater in Ohio, the Mansfield Playhouse has been in it's current location for over 40 years. With an aggressive season consisting of 6 Main Stage shows, 2 Youth Theater shows, and 2 Second Stage shows, the playhouse is active from early August to late May. $10-$15. edit
Richland County Fair, 750 N. Home Rd., ☎ +1 419-747-3717 (fax: +1 419-747-7141), . The fair is usually held during the first full week of August or sometimes in some years the fair is held during the second full week of August.edit
Alpaca Meadows, 1200 Rock Road, ☎ 419-529-8152, . Alpaca Meadows Farm & Fiber Studio is a local alpaca farm that offers alpaca products including yarn, fiber, and fiber art equipment. They also host various events, including tours and art classes.(40.7852,-82.6228)edit
Historic Carrousel District, . Located in the heart of downtown Mansfield features eateries and coffee shops, small antique, craft and gift shops and more. It is what turned the downtown around.edit
Jones Potato Chip Company, 823 Bowman St., ☎ +1 419-529-9424 or +1 800-466-9424 (firstname.lastname@example.org, fax: +1 529-6789), . Family made since 1945 by the Jones family. The Jones Potato Chip Company and retail store are located at the same address. The chips can be bought at any local grocery store or supermarket, where potato chips are sold.edit
KritterMall (KritterMall), . Buy Pet Supplies and find a comprehensive list where kids can touch, feed and interact with animals in Ohio. Locations include petting zoos, wildlife safaris, horseback riding, aviaries, working farms, butterfly conservatories and more. We are an Authorized Petsafe, Innotek and sportDOG Retailer. That means we sell only New products in original packaging, or specially marked refurbished packaging. You can be assured that your purchase will be covered by the full manufacturer's warranty and will be provided with complete customer support.edit
Mansfield Antique Show and Flea Market, 750 N. Home Rd., ☎ +1 419-747-3717 (fax: +1 419-747-7141), . The Mansfield Antique Show and Flea Market is a monthly event that is held from February to November, the last weekend (last Saturday and Sunday) of each month at the Richland County Fairgrounds. For more information contact Kevin Spore at 419-756-3904 or Tim Babcock at 419-884-3253. Admission is $1 for adults, free for kids age 11 and under.edit
Mid-Ohio Made (Mid-Ohio Made), 1356 Lexington Ave., ☎ 419-522-2300, . Mid-Ohio Made features quality handmade items from Ohio artisans. Their inventory includes food, soap, stationery, pet products, handbags, purses, yarn, books, clothing, and other household items. Come and see the skill that our community artisans put into products that you can get inspired by, give as gifts, and use every day.(40.7214,-82.5435)edit
Dunkin Donuts, One location in Ontario at 2094 Park Ave. West (Located on the northeast corner of Park Avenue West and Lexington-Springmill Road at the Circle K Marathon gas station.), ☎ +1 419-529-6740, . edit
Asian Buffet, 1296 Lexington Ave. (Located at the intersection of Lexington Ave. (US Route 42) and Logan Rd.), ☎ +1 419-774-1689 (fax: +1 419-756-5811). edit
Athens Greek Restaurant, 41 N. Main St., ☎ + 419-524-5620. Hours are M-Sa 11:00AM-8PM. edit
City Grille and Bar, 37 E. 4th St. (Located downtown in the Historic Carrousel District), ☎ +1 419-709-9199. Hours are Tu-Th 11AM-11PM, F 11AM-1AM, Sa 4PM-1AM, closed Su and M. edit
Coney Island Diner, 98 N. Main St. (Located downtown in the Historic Carrousel District), ☎ +1 419-526-2669, . Hours are M-F 6:30AM-7PM, Sa 6:30AM-4PM, closed Su. Coney Island Diner is Mansfield's oldest restaurant and is famous for it's coneys and pea salad. The downtown eatery has been around since 1936 and has become famous among filmmakers and politicians.edit
Coney Island Inn, 20 South Park St. (Located downtown on the Square), ☎ +1 419-525-1406, . Hours are M-Sa 5:30AM-8:30PM. edit
Dairy Land, 800 Springmill St., ☎ +1 419-525-2168. Spring and summer hours are Tu-Su 11AM-10PM from early April to the first of September. Fall hours are Tu-Su 11AM-9PM from the first of September to the second week of October. Closed for the winter season from mid October to late March or early April. Dairy Land is always closed on Mondays and 4th of July. The drive-in restaurant has been serving Mansfield since 1947 and its menu serves ice cream, sundaes, shakes, sodas (Pepsi products), fries, burgers, hotdogs, coneys, chicken and more. When you arive at Dairy Land, you just park and one of the servers will help you in taking your order. Before you go, you may want to ask for a menu (a yellow paper menu full of good food and ice creams with prices listed) to take with you so you know what to order on your next visit.edit
El Campesino Restaurante Mexicano Cantina, 80 W. Hanley Rd., ☎ +1 419-522-7226. Hours are M-Th 11AM-10PM, Fri 11AM-10:30PM, Sa Noon-10:30PM, Su 11AM-9PM. This mexican restaurant with the best combination platters around is known for their fajitas, quesadillas, enchiladas, tacos, burritos and much more. El Campesino also has a full bar that serves Margaritas,flavored margaritas and daiquiris, domestic and mexican beer, wine, and mixed drinks.edit
Empress Express Chinese Cuisine, 1041 Park Ave. West, ☎ +1 419-524-4200, . edit
Fork & Fingers Fine Mexican Food, 54 Park Ave. West (Located in downtown Mansfield at the intersection of Park Ave. West and N. Mulberry St.), ☎ +1 419-526-2321. edit
Mansfield Restaurant, Southside, 948 S. Main St. (Located on the southwest corner of S. Main St. and W. Cook Rd.), ☎ +1 419-756-0479, . Hours are M-Sa 5:30AM-8:30PM and Su 6:30AM-2:30PM. edit
Mansfield Restaurant, Westside, 1090 Park Ave. West, ☎ +1 419-529-8238, . Hours are M-Sa 5:30AM-8:30PM and Su 6:30AM-2:30PM. edit
Rancho Fiesta Mexican Grill & Cantina, 1360 S. Trimble Rd. (Located near the intersection of S. Trimble Rd. and Lexington Ave. (US Route 42) at the Appleseed Center), ☎ + 419-989-4674, . Rancho Fiesta is a mexican restaurant that serves authentic mexican cuisine and cantina.edit
Stewart's Drive-In, 1182 Park Ave. East, ☎ +1 419-589-7857, . Hours are M-Sa 11AM-9PM, closed on Sundays and 4th of July. The Stewart's Drive-In in Mansfield, Ohio was the first to open by Frank Stewart in 1924. Stewart's is famous for its Stewart's Fountain Classics root beer and hot dogs.edit
There are plenty of choices for alcohol. Most grocery stores carry it, as well as the gas stations, drive-throughs and convenience stores.
Applebee's Neighborhood Grill and Bar:
One location in Mansfield at 145 Stander Ave., Tel: +1 419-756-9303, .
One location in Ontario at 1023 N. Lexington-Springmill Rd., Tel: +1 419-747-5300, .
Boomers Grill & Bar, 1400 W. 4th St., ☎ +1 419-528-0050, . edit
Cornerstone Bar & Grill, 586 Park Ave. E., ☎ +1 419-522-5523. Cornerstone has some of the areas best talented dart throwers. If you want some competition, then this is the place to go, plus they have $1000 Blind draws on a regular basis.edit
Fresh Apple Cider This area is to apple cider, what Florida is to orange juice. In the fall, through late spring, fresh squeezed, unadulterated cider flows freely at the local orchards. Some freeze it for year around use. (It only makes it sweeter).
Good Fellows Pizza & Sports Pub, 1349 Park Ave. W., ☎ +1 419-529-2499, . Hours are M-Su 11AM-2:30AM. edit
42 Motel, 2444 Lexington Ave. (Located on US Route 42 (Lexington Avenue) near the signalized intersection of US Route 42 and Hanley Road), ☎ +1 419-884-1315, . The motel has 22 rooms/2 floors with a smoke alarm in every room. Room amenities include air conditioning, telephone, free internet access, television/color tv, cable/satellite, coffee maker/complementary coffee, refrigerator, and kitchen/kitchenette. Pets are allowed with a swimming pool located on site.edit
Best Western Richland Inn-Mansfield, 180 E. Hanley Rd., ☎ +1 419-756-6670 (fax: +1 419-756-9041), . edit
Hampton Inn & Suites Mansfield-South @ I-71, 2220 S. Main St., ☎ +1 419-774-1010 (fax: +1 419-774-0909), . edit
Mansfield/Richland County Public Library, Main Branch, 43 W. 3rd St., ☎ +1 419-521-3100, . M-Th 9AM-9PM; F-Sa 9AM-5:30PM; Su 1PM-5PM. The main branch of the Mansfield/Richland County Public Library offers free internet access, although you may have to obtain a library card first.edit
Cincinnati is about 2 hours and 50 minutes southwest on I-71.
Lexington is a rual village about 7 miles southwest of downtown Mansfield on U.S. Route 42.
Ontario is a suburban city west of Mansfield. It is a major regional retail hub with a shopping mall serving the entire North-Central Ohio area.
Amish Country centered in Holmes County to the southeast of Richland County on Ohio State Route 39.
Malabar Farm State Park,  located near Lucas, Ohio is a former Louis Bromfield estate. It includes the "Big" house, Ceely Rose house (site of the reputed triple murder), Welcome Center, Olivet Cemetary where Bromfield and his family are interned, and Malabar Farm Restaurant,  a restored "stagecoach" inn built in 1820 is also located within the park.
Mohican Resort & Conference Center,  located in southern Ashland County is surrounded by 6,000 acres of Mohican State Forest and borders Pleasant Hill Lake. Hiking, swimming and boating are nearby. 96 recently renovated guest rooms offering a private balcony. The dining room is also open Sundays with a great buffet for $12.95. A Ohio Department of Natural Resources facility.
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