Introduction to Canfield, Ohio
Canfield, Ohio, in Mahoning county, is 7 miles SW of Youngstown, Ohio (center to center) and 56 miles NW of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The city, which is in the Youngstown - Warren area, has 7,374 residents.
The land now called Canfield was purchased by six gentlemen including Judson Canfield, who owned the largest tract of land. It was originally a township named Campfield, but on April 15, 1800, it was rechristened Canfield in honor of Judson Canfield. Most of the early settlers came from Connecticut. Other immigrants included the Germans and Irish Catholics.
Canfield and Nearby Attractions
- Arms Family Museum of Local History
- Glamorgan Castle
- Guilford Lake State Park
- National Aviary
- Six Flags Worlds of Adventure
- Hidden Valley
- Kyle Woods State Nature Preserve
Things To Do In Canfield
Museums in the nearby area include Arms Family Museum of Local History, National Packard Museum, and the Butler Institute of American Art. Popular historic sites nearby are the Glamorgan Castle, the Mabel Hartzell Home, and the National McKinley Birthplace Memorial. The Guilford Lake State Park, Lake Milton State Park, and West Branch State Park are located in the region. Other attractions are the National Aviary and Six Flags Worlds of Adventure.
Air transportation is available at Pittsburgh International Airport.
Canfield Higher Education
Some of the colleges located nearby are Youngstown State University, Hiram College, Mount Union College, and Penn State Shenango.