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Fairfield County (Ohio)

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Fairfield County (Ohio)

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Fairfield County is in Southeast Ohio. The county seat is Lancaster. It is at the edge of the Hocking Hills, one of the most scenic, natural areas in Ohio. There are more authentic covered bridges (18) in in Fairfield County than any other Ohio county. At one time there were over 40 glass companies manufacturing beautiful art glass that is still appreciated and exhibited in the many museums and art galleries. Years ago there were many canals dissecting the counties terrain, which supported Ohio's early economy.



Other destinations[edit]

  • Buckeye Lake
  • Hocking Hills



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By air[edit]

  • Port Columbus International Airport, 4600 International Gateway, Columbus. PH:(614)-239-4083 [1] Port Columbus International Airport (IATA: CMH) is served by all the major airlines, with direct flights to most major American cities.

By car[edit]

  • SR 33 N/S
  • SR 37 E/W

Get around[edit]

The terrain is a bit hilly and roads a bit winding. The county lends itself well to auto or motorcyle traffic.

See[edit][add listing]

  • Cross Mound, one mile south of the Village of Tarlton on 16th road. 17 acre park with Native American cross-shaped mound. Each arm is in equal length and are aligned north, south, east, west. There are also several conacal mounds, a stone mound, picnic area and shelter. Hard to find.
  • Lockville Park, One mile west of Carroll and two miles south of U.S. Rte. 33 on Pickeriton Road. Six acre park along the original Ohio & Erie Canal with three esets of intact stone locks built in 1832 and was in use until 1913.
  • Museum at Buckeye Lake, 4729 Walnut Road, Buckeye Lake tel.740-929-1998 Open Sunday 1-4 pm. Artifacts from Ohio & Erie Canal
  • Ohio Glass Museum, 126 West Main St., Lancaster. Open Sunday 1-4 pm.


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There are many parks and areas that lend themselves to most outdoor activiteis.

  • Hocking Valley Canoe Livery, 31251 Chiefton Dr., Logan - Off U.S. 33 Rockbridge. tel. 740-385-4449 Canoeing, kayaking, rafting, mini-golf, Go-Kart rental, cottage rental.

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