Introduction to Circleville, Ohio
Circleville, Ohio, in Pickaway county, is 25 miles S of Columbus, Ohio. The city is in the Columbus area.
Christopher Gist was the first European visitor to the present day city of Circleville. He visited the area on January 20, 1751. It was first settled around 1810. Circleville was built upon the circular portion of a large Indian earthwork and hence was named Circleville. The layout of the present day Circleville was prepared in 1837 by the Circleville Squaring Company.
Circleville and Nearby Attractions
- A.W. Marion State Park
- Ted Lewis Museum
- Logan Elm State Memorial
- Stages Pond State Nature Preserve
- Mid-Ohio Doll and Toy Museum
- Slate Run Metropolitan Park
Things To Do In Circleville
Circleville offers a number of parks and playgrounds including Ted Lewis Park, Barthelmas Park, Smith Park and Garden City Park. You can also visit the Circleville Historic District. In addition, you can visit Saint Philips Episcopal Church, Mount of Praise Church of Christ in Christian Union and Calvary United Methodist Church. The city also organizes the Circleville Pumpkin Show every year during the month of October.
International flights are available from Rickenbacker International Airport.
Circleville Higher Education
Circleville Bible College is the local college. Columbus State Community College, Ohio State University - Main Campus and Franklin University are some of the other nearby universities and colleges.