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Visitors to Athens County feel as if they have discovered a hidden treasure. An oasis from the everyday, Athens County was called one of the "Top 12 Great Places You've Never Heard Of" by Mother Earth News in 2006.
Just over an hour from Columbus, and three from Cincinnati and Pittsburgh, PA, Athens County is on the way to just about anywhere.
Home to Ohio University and Hocking College, Athens County is nestled deep in the Appalachian foothills of Southeast Ohio. The lively arts and music scene entertains locals and visitors alike all year round. The eclectic shopping and dining scene is a result of the presence of a large university and rich Appalachian heritage. Hunting, kayaking, bouldering, hiking, cycling, and mountain biking are just some of the most popular outdoor activities.
Athens County is known for an exciting music and eclectic arts scene. From festivals large and small, from theater productions to hot bands in a cozy pub, there's plenty of fun to go around. You can choose from dozens of Athens County's cozy cabins, cottages or bed and breakfasts. Camp under the stars or enjoy a night at one of Athens County's hotels.