Chillicothe is a city located in Ross County. Nearby cities include Lancaster and Grove City. Chillicothe is about an hour drive from Columbus. It's also about an hour and a half away from Wayne National Forest, which has more than 300 miles of land that people use for biking, horseback riding and all-terrain driving. Within the city of Chillicothe there are two higher education institutions and several grade schools. The parks and recreation department offers an assortment of activities for youth and families such as an art sector that includes museums and a theater. The vibrant lifestyle of Chillicothe and it's convenient proximity to other places make it a great option for families who are looking for homes for rent.
Fun facts about Chillicothe
Watch a performance of "Tecumseh!" at the outdoor theater. The play is about the life story of a Shawnee leader who tried to protect his home in the 1700s. The ambiance around the amphitheater is complete with horses, a military cannon and the stars.
Attend the Feast of the Flowering Moon, which celebrates Chillicothe's rich Native American history. The event first came to fruition in 1984 and has since drawn in crowds of more than 85,000 people. There is live music, dancers, food, exhibits, contests and arts and crafts on the grounds.
Chillicothe has an assortment of food options, including: Krispy Creme Donut Shop, Grinders Coffee and Cafe, Old Canal Smoke House, Casa Del Taco and Sumburger Restaurant.
Information for Renters
Visit the city's official website if you'd like to learn more about the culture and government of Chillicothe. The site also has a list of city officials and a calendar of events.
Check out the Chamber of Commerce if you're interested in local business or if you want to become a member.