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Richland County, Ohio

44902, 44903, 44906, 44907

The Heart of Ohio

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History & History-related items

City Attractions



Organizations, Churches, and Sports.



Statistics & Facts

The Ohio state capital is Columbus.
The population of Mansfield is approximately 50,627 (1990), 47821 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 21,909 (1990), 18696 (2010).
The amount of land area in Mansfield is 72.336 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Mansfield is 31.5 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Mansfield to Washington DC is 328 miles.
The distance to the Ohio state capital is 59 miles. (as the crow flies)
Mansfield is positioned 40.76 degrees north of the equator and 82.52 degrees west of the prime meridian.
The city tree is the Apple.


in north-central Ohio. Neighboring Cities to Mansfield are: Shelby, Galion, Lexington and Ashland

Here is a map page for Mansfield
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in the Appalachian foothills of North Central Ohio
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History & History Related Items

The city was named after the Surveyor General of the United States, Col. Jared Mansfield. Originally platted as a square whose center was Central Park, the city grew towards the north and the west. The first courthouse in the country was one of two blockhouses erected on the public square during the war of 1812
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The incorporation of Mansfield



John Chapman - better known as Johnny Appleseed, settled here after his days of traveling were over.

Louis Bromfield - a Pulitzer Prize winning author.

Mansfield/Richland County Convention and Visitors Bureau
Contact us at: 419 525-1300 or 800 642-8282 or e-mail us at:

Carrousel Park, The Renaissance Theatre, Mansfield Art Center, Kingwood Center, Mansfield Playhouse, Malabar Farm

Here is a good list of links and information for attractions in the area.

Mansfield Fire Museum
1265 West Fourth Street
Mansfield, Ohio 44906

The Heritage Center Museum
A historical museum in the heart of Ohio depicting small town and rural life from 1820s to the present, with industrial locomotives and Silver King tractors. Gift Shop.

Carousel Magic
44 West 4th St.
P.O. Box 1466
Mansfield, OH 44901
Phone: 419-526-4009
Fax: 419-526-4561
Welcome to Carousel Magic! Step back in time as you watch skilled craftsmen use time honored techniques of carving, finishing, and painting to transform hardwood blocks into prancing ponies and magical menagerie figures. Our tour displays will teach you about the history, styles, and construction of carousels.

The Lincoln Highway National Museum & Archives
102 Old Lincoln Way West
Galion, Ohio 44833
(419) 462-2212 Voice
(419) 462-2214 Fax
(419) 566-0790 Cell
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Economy & Industry

Manufacturing, Telecommunications, Service--Medical, Educational, & Government
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Mansfield City Government

City of Mansfield
30 North Diamond Street
Mansfield, OH 44902

Mansfield has a strong Mayor & City Council form of government

Mansfield Libraries

Mansfield-Richland County Public Library
43 West Third Street
Mansfield, Ohio 44902
Phone: 419 521-3100

Mansfield Schools

Mansfield City Schools
53 West Fourth Street
Mansfield, OH 44902-1205
Phone: (419) 525-6400

Madison Township School District
1379 Grace Street
Mansfield, Ohio 44905
Phone: 419-589-2600
FAX: 419-589-3653


Ohio State - Mansfield
1680 University Drive
Mansfield, Ohio 44906
Phone: (419) 755-4011

North Central State College | 2441 Kenwood Circle | Mansfield, Ohio 44901 | 1-888-755-4899 North Central State College
2441 Kenwood Circle
Mansfield, Ohio 44901
Toll-free: 888-755-4899

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