Since The 1940s, The Village Of Glendale Has Been Known As Ohio’s Black Squirrel Town

If you’ve lived in the Buckeye State for any length of time, you know just how special our small towns can be. What you might not know is the story of a special black squirrel population hiding in a small Ohio village. Glendale, Ohio in Hamilton County is Ohio’s unofficial black squirrel town. It’s an interesting story that dates back to the 1940s. Today, if you’re lucky, you’ll spot one of these non-native creatures scurrying through the town and several other landmarks that pay homage to the unique wildlife.

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Have you ever been to the village of Glendale before? If so, did you spot one of the black squirrels? Share your experiences and photos with us!

For more unique small towns in Ohio, check out our previous article: Most People Don’t Know The Center Of The World Is Actually In Ohio…Sort Of.

Address: Glendale, OH, USA