village in Hardin County, Ohio, United States

The Village of Ada is a college town in Northwest Ohio.

Get in

Map of Ada (Ohio)

OH-235 becomes the main street of Ada. Ada is just south of US-30.

Get around


The village of Ada is fairly small. Having a car or bicycle is ideal, but going on foot isn't a bad option.

Ohio Northern University
The old Armory
  • 1 Ohio Northern University. A private university with interesting architecture.    
  • 2 Elzay Gallery of Art, +1 419-772-2160, . 1PM-4:30PM. Free.
  • 3 English Chapel. The church of Ohio Northern University.
  • 4 The Tundra. The giant green commons that cuts across the campus core. It's good for a pleasant walk.
  • 5 Train Station. While no longer used for passenger service, the train station still stands.    
  • 1 Dial-Roberson Stadium. The home of the Ohio Northern Polar Bears sports teams.    
  • 2 Ada Theater, 215 S Main St, +1 419-634-9127. A traditional movie theater 2D $5, 3D $6.
  • 3 Freed Center for the Performing Arts, 525 S Main St, +1 419-772-1900, . Houses the Biggs proscenium theater with 551 seats, as well as a secondary Stambaugh theater with 136 seats. Also houses the university TV & Radio stations.
  • 4 King Horn Sports Center. Hosts Ohio Northern volleyball, basketball, and wrestling games. Also houses an indoor swimming pool and track.
  • 5 War Memorial Park.
  • 1 El Campo, 204 N Main St, +1 419 634-0009. Mexican food. Has a vegetarian section on its menu.
  • 2 Northern On Main (NOM). Coffeehouse. Sandwichs, salads, pastries...
  • 3 Viva María's, 124 E Buckeye St, +1 567-940-8482. Run by an Italian immigrant. Known for their white pizza. Sells pizza, strombolis, calzones, pasta, and wings.
  • 4 Padrone's. Sells Pizza, Subs, and Calzones
  • 5 3 Brother's Pizza, 105 S Main St, +1 419 634-0100. Sells pizza, pasta, and wings.

On campus



  • 1 Little Mexico. Bar. It's a regular American, not Mexican, bar.
  • 2 Regal Beagle. Bar. Typical bar where most college seniors and even some faculty show up for a round or for wings.
  • 3 The Cask Room. Sells wine and vegetarian food.
  • 4 John & Toni's Lounge.







Postal services


Go next

Routes through Ada
Fort WayneDelphos ← Jct N   S  W   E  → Jct N   SUpper SanduskyMansfield
DelphosLima  W   E  KentonMansfield

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