Mansfield, Ohio

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Founded in 1808 on the fork of the Mohican River and named in honor of U.S. Surveyor General Jared Mansfield; Mansfield is the county seat of Richland County, Ohio. With its diverse economic, education, retail, and healthcare sectors; Mansfield is fondly known as “The Fun Center of Ohio”.

Population: 46,160

Notable Attractions & Events:

  • Richland Carousel District
  • The Renaissance Theater
  • Miss Ohio Pageant (hosted in Mansfield since 1975)
  • Richland Country fair (beginning of August)
  • Ohio State Reformatory
  • Mansfield Playhouse
  • Snow Trails (Ohio’s oldest ski resort)
  • Kingwood Center

Educational Facilities:

  • North Central State College
  • Ohio State University: Mansfield Branch
  • Ashland University's Dwight Schar College of Nursing & Health Sciences

Mansfield Activities:

Mansfield is home to a number of golf courses and parks; perfect for nature enthusiasts. The Ohio Bird Sanctuary and Gorman Nature Center are also within Mansfield City limits. The city’s more scenic areas can be found along the Richland B&O Bike Trail.