Introduction to Struthers, Ohio
Struthers, Ohio, in Mahoning county, is 3 miles SE of Youngstown, Ohio (center to center) and 53 miles NW of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. The city is considered part of the Youngstown - Warren metropolitan area.
The area now known as Struthers was originally included in the Poland Township. John Struthers, a native of Washington County Pennsylvania, bought the land in 1798. The area was named in honor of its landowner, John Struthers, by his son Thomas Struthers. Struthers was a major iron producing community. During the early 1900s, the steel industry flourished in Struthers. It was incorporated as a village in 1902. Later, in 1920, Struthers became a city.
Struthers and Nearby Attractions
- Children's Museum of the Valley
- Arms Family Museum of Local History
- Guilford Lake State Park
- Mosquito Lake State Park
- National McKinley Birthplace Memorial
- Living Treasure Animal Park
Things To Do In Struthers
While staying in the city, you can enjoy shopping at the Struthers Plaza Shopping Center and Struthers Plaza and Annex Shopping Center. The local parks include Nebo Field, Yellow Creek Park and Fifth Street Park. The Mauthe Park has an outdoor pavilion, picnic tables, a large ball field, barbecue grills and volleyball courts. You can also enjoy your leisure hours at the Struthers Branch Library.
Air transportation is available from Youngstown - Warren Regional Airport.
Struthers Higher Education
Youngstown State University, Grove City College and Grove City College offer higher educational facilities.