Kenton is located in northwestern Ohio in central Hardin County
(of which it is the county seat) about 50 miles northwest of Columbus
on the banks of the Scioto River
. The population estimate for July 1, 1998 was 8,345, a decrease of 11 since 1990.
Memorial Park Golf Course, built in 1929, is a public 18-hole course and awaits the avid golfer.
Nearby recreation revolves around Indian Lake and Indian Lake State Park about 15 miles southwest of time.
One interesting local attraction is the Sullivan-Johnson Museum of Hardin County--housed in one of America's castles.
Ohio Counties Hardin County |
See more Ohio Cities and Towns.
04/21 Coming to The area
Smokin' on the Water - BBQ Festival By The Lake Liberty IN May4-5 Arts, Crafts, and Antiques of all kinds are permitted and desired. Lawn Equipment, Golf Carts, Personal Mobility Devices, Home Healthcare Products, ATVs, RVs, Vehicles, Boats, Outdoor Cooking Equipment, and Sporting Goods are also permitted and desired.
Tri-state Bluegrass Festival Kendallville IN May24-27 The goal that the board of directors has tried to achieve at these festivals is to provide high quality and a variety of entertainment in a family oriented atmosphere that encourages jamming.
Park Street Festival Columbus OH June7-8 So many Food Trucks, so little time! Bringing you the best & most diverse food trucks in all of Ohio, all in one place!
New Haven Canal Days Festival New Haven IN June4-8 The NHCD Festival Committee, which consists of a team of dedicated volunteers, community leaders, civic organizations, businesses, churches, and residents, have been working hard all year long to bring quality events to our community that will entertain the entire family.
Willkommen zum Germanfest Fort Wayne IN June2-9 Festival events located throughout Fort Wayne, Allen County, and northeast Indiana.
Cook's Calf Day Celebration Wolcottville IN June15 Enjoy a day of family fun where the food's delicious, the music's great, and the buffalo still roam. It's all at our annual Calf Day Celebration! You can hitch a free wagon ride to see and feed buffalo, learn how buffalo hair is spun, watch as smoked bison jerky is made over an open fire, interact with Native Chief Harry and bite into a tasty buffalo burger and other concession food.