Ohio University

Athens

Athens is nestled in among the beautiful, wooded hills of southeast Ohio, approximately 75 miles from the state capital of Columbus. A small and safe community of approximately 25,000, Athens offers a rich local culture, thriving music scene, a renowned arts community and a variety of festivals. Abundant local foods are showcased through a variety of eateries and the weekly farmers market. Hiking, paved and unpaved bike trails, fishing, camping and canoeing are all minutes away.

The City of Athens

Athens County and Visitors Bureau