Ohio November 03, 2016
14 Small Towns In Rural Ohio That Are Downright Delightful
Ohio is home to several
beautiful small towns.
Rural Ohio has a special charm of its own—and its surrounding villages and unincorporated communities showcase that. With rolling Amish Country hills, quaint shops and scenic covered bridges, here are 14 small towns in rural Ohio that are undeniably delightful.
1. Walnut Creek
This Holmes County unincorporated community nestled in the heart of Ohio Amish Country is the definition of a downright delightful rural town. (When you're in the area, be sure to stop by Walnut Creek Cheese.)
Tucked away in northeastern Middleton Township you'll find the site of the Youngstown and Southern Railway shop, a post office and other quaint stores in this census-designated place in Columbiana County.
With a name like "Charm," you know this unincorporated Amish Country village is downright charming. (Although it's unincorporated, the village does have a post office.)
4. West Liberty
Located in Logan County, this beautiful small town has a population of about 1,782 and is home to the stunning Piatt Castles and the Ohio Caverns.
Between Barlow and Marietta, you'll find the small unincorporated community of Fleming, surrounded by serene farmland. It's a delightful place to live in Washington County.
6. Boston Township
Tucked away in Cuyahoga Valley National Park, you'll find this quiet Summit County township, home to just 1,664 residents.
This quiet Fulton County village is home to less than 2,000 people, making it a charming, peaceful place to live.
The post office of this unincorporated in Washington County was originally housed in a Catholic church, which is how this quiet rural area got its name.
With a population of a little more than 3,000, the rural village of Carrollton serves as the county seat of Carroll County.
This Middlefield Township village in Geauga County is most known for being the center of one of the world's largest Amish settlements.
Clifton is a gorgeous small town. It's home to the historic site of Clifton Mill (pictured), which features a vintage mill, a covered bridge, a 1940s-era gas station and a quaint American restaurant.
Along the Scioto River you'll find this quiet Pike County village with a population of about 2,200. Residents of this small town are likely on a first name basis.
Most people don't even known Ohio is home to a small town called Idaho. This unincorporated village was named after its post office, called Idaho, which was in operation from the 1870s to the 1960s.
Home to the breathtakingly beautiful Mohican State Park, Loudonville is a true gem for nature lovers. The Mohican River flows right through the town and park. Popular activities here include smallmouth bass fishing, canoeing and hiking.
What other delightful small towns are there in rural Ohio? If you enjoyed this article, be sure to check out our previous article,
Here Are The 14 Most Beautiful, Charming Small Towns In Ohio.