Many of the County Links
on the left will keep you specifically in or near Ashtabula County and Jefferson, Ohio. It is located along Lake Erie and the Pennsylvania border in Northeastern Ohio and is Ohio's largest county.
Perched atop the remnants of glacial beaches and covered with vines planted over generations, the Lake Erie and Grand River Valley grape growing regions are the largest in Ohio. Ashtabula County is home to a microclimate which grows 65% of all grapes in Ohio!
Ashtabula County is home to America's longest and shortest covered bridges! The longest, Smolen Gulf Covered Bridge is 613 feet long spanning the Ashtabula River. The shortest, West Liberty Street Covered Bridge is a mere 18 feet long over Cowles Creek. Tour the remaining 16 covered bridges while immersing yourself in the Western Reserve Architecture and Midwestern Charm. Experience shopping and street festivals in the historic downtowns, bike ride on the 26 mile Greenway Trail, visit one of the 19 unique museums or cast your line for a record steelhead trout in one of its two Wild and Scenic Rivers. In Lake Erie and Pymatuning Lake you are can cast your rods for walleye, musky, bass and other fish. Boating and camping opportunities abound.
Family gatherings along Lake Erie's southern shoreline are enjoyed by many. With cool lake breezes, and plenty to do for all ages, Ashtabula County is a great place to connect with family and friends.