Introduction to Logan, Ohio
Logan, Ohio is 42 miles SE of Columbus, Ohio. Logan is located in Hocking county.
Logan, which was named in honor of Chief Logan who belonged to the Mingo Indian tribe, was established in 1816 by the Ohio Governor, Thomas Worthington. After the Hocking Canal opened, Logan experienced significant development. A number of industries thrived due to the presence of mineral resources in the Hocking Valley. The State of Ohio also became a leader in clay products because of the clay soil in Hocking Valley.
Logan and Nearby Attractions
- Ohio Ceramic Center
- John & Annie Glenn Historic Site
- Chestnut Ridge Metro Park
- Hocking Valley Scenic Railway
- Old Man's Cave
Things To Do In Logan
Some of the museums and historical sites near Logan are the Ohio Ceramic Center and the John & Annie Glenn Historic Site. People may visit Old Man's Cave for activities such as camping and kayaking. Lake Logan State Park, Hocking Hills State Park and Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve are also nearby. Activities such as boating, swimming, fishing, picnicking and hiking are possible at Lake Logan State Park. Santa Maria, Columbus Topiary Garden and Dawes Arboretum are other attractions near the city.
Flights are available from Rickenbacker International Airport.
Logan Higher Education
Ohio University, Hocking Technical College and Denison University are located near Logan.