Ashville, Ohio

Ashville1Welcome to Ashville, founded in 1882, is a village in the Northeast portion of Pickaway County. It’s population as of 2010 was just over 4,000. The city is known for its Fourth Of July Celebration and The Ashville Viking Festival. Thousands of people from all over Ohio come to enjoy the parades, music, games, rides, food, fireworks.

Some interesting facts are: The Puppeteers of America organization was first incorporated here in 1961 and the Puppetry Journal was published by the Pickaway Publishing Company in Ashville. Ohio’s oldest surviving 17-Star US Flag representing Ohio’s entry into the Union of States was found in an attic in a house on Long Street in Ashville. A historical museum, Ohio’s Small Town Museum is operated in the community. The museum, established in 1975, claims to be home to America’s oldest working traffic light, which directed traffic in downtown Ashville until the 1970s.

This village is full of a variety of homes to choose from. Whether you are looking for an older historic home with lots of character or a newly constructed one it won’t be hard to find.

Ashville is home of the Teays Valley Vikings.

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