Introduction to Galion, Ohio
Galion, Ohio, in Crawford county, is 54 miles N of Columbus, Ohio. The city is considered part of the Mansfield metropolitan area. Galion has a population of 11,341.
The first settlers arrived in Galion sometime around 1817. One of the earlier names of this area was Greensburg. It had its first post office in 1824 and was given its present name at that time. The name was suggested by a postmaster and other suggested names could not be used because post offices by those names already existed in Ohio.
Galion and nearby Attractions
- Heise Park
- South Park
- Powers Reservoir
- Galion Country Club
- The Emmer Gallery
- Galion Community Theater Inc.
Things To Do In Galion
There are a number of parks in the city where one can relax or participate in fitness activities. Some of the parks also have facilities for playing various sports. The city also has a swimming pool which is quite popular with the residents. The nearby reservoirs are also quite popular spots for picnics.
Port Columbus International Airport has air transportation facilities.
Galion Higher Education
One can find opportunities for obtaining higher education at Ashland University, Otterbein College, and Denison University.