Pickaway county, whose name is derived from the Native American word meaning "man risen from ashes", is located in central Ohio just south of Columbus with Circleville serving as the county seat. The county population on July 1, 1999, was 53,431, an increase of 5,183 over the 1990 census.
The county was created in 1810 from portions of Ross, Fairfield, Hocking, and Franklin counties. Historical sites include the Arledge Mounds I and II and Mount Oval near Circleville and the Bazore Mill near Williamsport.
Natural features in the county include the Scioto River, which bisects the county from north to south; Deer Creek Lake and State Park in the southwestern section and Hargus Lake and A.W. Marion State Park to the east of the county seat.
Other Ohio Counties nearby:
(Jeffersonville) Ashtabula County
(Athens) Athens County
(Springfield) Clark County
(Wilmington) Clinton County
(Lisbon) Columbiana County
(Lancaster) Fairfield County
02/26 Coming to The Circleville area
Clay Alliance Spring Pottery Fair Cincinnati OH May4 The Clay Alliance Spring Pottery Fair is a combination of nearly 50 local clay artisans who exhibits and sells their unique ceramic creations.
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.
CincItalia the Cincinnati Italian Festival Cincinnati OH May17-19 Come early and be dazzled by CincItalia's Italian Auto Show and enriched by our traditional Italian Statue Procession.
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!
Francisco's Farm Arts Festival Midway KY June22-23 Located in historic Midway, this distinctive venue featuring a vineyard, outdoor performance spaces and pastoral rolling hills is the perfect setting for a two-day Fine Art and Craft Festival. Francisco's Farm Arts Festival features more than 100 Fine Art and Craft artists and has become a signature arts event for Central Kentucky and beyond the region.
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.