Introduction to Coshocton, Ohio
Coshocton was originally inhabited by the Delaware Indians. The area was first settled by Whites in 1795. The town of Coshocton was created in 1811. Prior to its formation, Coshocton was part of the Muskingum County. It derived its name from an Indian term meaning "union of waters." During the 1820s and 1830s, Coshocton became one of the major commercial centers of Ohio.
Coshocton and Nearby Attractions
- Salt Fork State Park
- Historic Roscoe Village
- Johnson-Humrickhouse Museum
- Muskingum River State Park
- Temperance Tavern Museum
- Dillon State Park
Things To Do In Coshocton
While staying in Coshocton, you can visit the Johnson - Humrickhouse Museum, Coshocton County Fairgrounds and Pomerene Center for the Arts. The city also offers a number of restaurants and modern shopping centers including the Downtowner Plaza Shopping Center and River Run Centre Shopping Center. The Roscoe Village Restoration, Helmick Covered Bridge, Old Stone Fort and Whitewoman’s Rock are also worth visiting.
Akron - Canton Regional Airport is the nearest airport.
Coshocton Higher Education
Denison University, Stark State College of Technology and Ashland University are some of the colleges and universities that offer opportunities for higher studies.