Introduction to Steubenville, Ohio
Steubenville, Ohio is 34 miles W of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It is in Jefferson County. The city is part of the Steubenville - Weirton metro area.
The town of Steubenville was formed in 1797. It derived its name from Fort Steuben which was built around 1786 - 1787. In fact, the fort was named after Baron Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben. In 1851, Steubenville was incorporated as a city. James Ross and Bezaliel (pronounced Bezaleel) Wells were the founders of the City of Steubenville.
Steubenville and Nearby Attractions
- Fernwood State Forest
- Welsh Classic Car Museum
- Jefferson Lake State Park
- Old Fort Steuben
Things To Do In Steubenville
Steubenville includes a number of well maintained parks. The Belleview Park includes scenic picnic areas, a swimming pool and golf course and there is a baseball diamond at the Jim Woods Park. If you are interested in the city's history you can visit Fort Steuben. At the junction of the Highway 22 and Highway 7 there is a statue called "Ohio Valley Steelworker" Statue which was created as a tribute to the Ohio Valley Steelworkers. The Fort Steuben Mall Shopping Center and the Hollywood Shopping Center are the local shopping malls.
Air transportation is available from Pittsburgh International Airport.
Steubenville Higher Education
Franciscan University of Steubenville and Jefferson Community College are located nearby.