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Licking county is located in central Ohio just east of Columbus with Newark serving as the county seat. The county population on July 1, 1999, was 136,485, an increase of 8,185 over the 1990 census.

Historically significant site in the county include the Alligator Effigy Mound near Graville (a suburb of Newark), the Belle Hall Covered Bridge near Croton, the Ohio Canal Groundbreaking Site in Heath (just southeast of Newark) and the West Side Planing Mill in Newark.

The county's natural resources include the Licking River, which bisects the county from north to south and a small portion of Buckeye Lake to the south.

Location: Newark Ohio

Other Ohio Counties nearby:
(Coshocton) Coshocton County
(Delaware) Delaware County
(Lancaster) Fairfield County
(Columbus) Franklin County
(Cambridge) Guernsey County
(Millersburg) Holmes County

03/28 Coming to The Newark area
The Big Tap-In Real Craft Beer Festival Boardman OH April20 The biggest craft beer fest between Pittsburgh and Cleveland.
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!
Italian American Summer Festival Berea OH June28-30 Bocce tournament, dancing with live entertainment at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds.
Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival Wheeling WV July26-28 Bocce tournament, pasta exhibit, wine competition, entertainment.
Dayton Celtic Festival Dayton OH July26-28 Shop with our merchandise vendors for everything from Celtic souvenirs to the finest products imported from Ireland, Scotland, and Great Britain. Eat drink and be merry in our authentic Celtic food court.
Greater Youngstown Italian Fest Youngstown OH August2-4 The fest is a family-oriented event that offers a taste of the Italian heritage through performances by international recording artists, delicious food offered by the area’s finest vendors and restaurants, Italian games and more.