city in Logan County, Ohio, United States

Bellefontaine, Ohio is a city in the Miami - Scioto basins, and the seat of Logan county.

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Map of Bellefontaine (Ohio)

  • 1 Bellefontaine Regional Airport. A small public airport handling mostly General aviation traffic.    
  • US Route 33 passes through Bellefontaine.

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  • 1 Logan County Courthouse (Bellefontaine Courthouse).    
  • 2 Campbell Hill. The highest point in the state of Ohio (1,550 feet) and site of the former Bellefontaine Air Force Station and a current technical school. The Hill is now open to the public during the week while the school is open.    
  • 3 William Lawrence House. The exterior of this historic house can be seen, which was the home of William Lawrence in the 1800s, who was a politician instrumental in getting the United States to sign the Geneva Conventions, the first vice president of the American Red Cross, and the politician who spearheaded both the impeachment proceedings of president Andrew Johnson as well as the creation of the United States Department of Justice.    
  • 4 Piatt Castles.    
  • 5 Logan County History Center (Logan County Historic Society Museum), 521 E Columbus Ave, +1 937-593-7557. W-Su 1-4PM. Includes the Orr Mansion. Donation.  
  • 6 McKinley Street. At 20 feet long, this street is one of the shortest streets in the world, and the shortest in the United States. A good place to take photos if you have a group large enough to span the street lengthwise.
  • 7 Court Avenue. A historic street, as the first American street to be paved with concrete.    
 
Fish and chips from Don's Downtown Diner.

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  • Comfort Inn, 260 Northview Dr, +1 937-595-0631. Check-in: 3PM, check-out: 11AM. Offers complimentary Wi-Fi, breakfast, and outdoor heated pool. ~$94.

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  • 1 Logan County District Library.    
  • 2 Bellefontaine Post Office.
  • Bellefontaine Examiner. Local newspaper.    

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