Introduction to Tiffin, Ohio
Tiffin, Ohio, in Seneca county, is 42 miles SE of Toledo, Ohio. The city contains a population of approximately 18,135.
The history of Tiffin dates back to the early 1800s. The bronze statue of "The Indian Maiden" is at the site of Fort Ball, the military depot of the war of 1812. Eratus Bowe was among the first settlers in the region. In the year 1820, Josiah Hedges purchased land on the south bank of the Sandusky River and named this village "Tiffin" after Edward Tiffin, the first governor of Ohio. Tiffin was officially incorporated on March 7, 1835. Following the discovery of natural gas in the region in 1888, new enterprises and industries began to establish base in Tiffin thereby turning it into a prosperous industrial city.
Tiffin and nearby Attractions
- Beeghly Library
- Aigler-Alumni Building
- Seneca County Museum
- Saint Johns United Church of Christ
- Franciscan Earth Literacy Center
- Nature Trails Park
Things To Do In Tiffin
The city of Tiffin has a number of historical buildings, public libraries, and museums such as the Beeghly Library, Tiffin-Seneca Public Library, Miller Residence Hall, the Brenneman Music Hall, Aigler-Alumni Building, Seneca County Courthouse, and Tiffin City Hall. There are a number of fire stations and reservoirs in Tiffin that are worth taking a look at. The parks and gymnasiums offer opportunities for indulging in various physical activities. The nature center, Franciscan Earth Literacy Center, and the Combat Zone of America amusement and theme park are other popular tourist destinations. The city also boasts of a number of creeks, churches and cemeteries, and shopping centers that one can pay a visit to.
Mansfield Lahm Regional is the local airport.
Tiffin Higher Education
Local institutions offering higher education to residents of Tiffin include the Tiffin University and the Heidelberg College. Other universities nearby are the University of Findlay and the Bowling Green State University-Main Campus.