Introduction to Rittman, Ohio
The Charter of Rittman city was given on May 3rd, 1960 at a special election. The name was derived from Frederick B. Rittman, who was the treasurer of the Atlantic & Great Western Railroad. Rittman is situated partially in Medina and Wayne County. Medina County is named after Medina in Saudi Arabia, and Wayne County is named after General "Mad" Anthony Wayne.
Rittman and Nearby Attractions
- Hale Farm and Village
- Hinckley Reservation
- Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens
- Six Flags Worlds of Adventure
- Portage Lakes State Park
- Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Things To Do In Rittman
Places of interest near Rittman include the Cleveland Botanical Garden and Malabar Farm. Glamorgan Castle, Fort Laurens, and Mabel Hartzell Home are popular historic sites to visit. Wayne County Historical Society and Museum house memorabilia and artifacts which portray the culture and history of the area. Gorge Metropolitan Park, Sippo Lake Park, and Hinckley Reservation offer opportunities for recreational activities.
Flights are available from Cleveland-Hopkins International Airport.
Rittman Higher Education
Colleges near Rittman include College of Wooster, University of Akron - Wayne College, Kent State University - Stark, and Stark State College of Technology.