city in Muskingum County, Ohio, United States

Zanesville is a city in Ohio's Southeast Ohio region and is the county seat of Muskingum County.


Muskingum County Courthouse, built 1877 in a Second Empire architecture style.

Get inEdit

By planeEdit

Nearest major airport is in Columbus, 45 miles east.

By carEdit

  • I 70 EW
  • SR 40 EW
  • SR 60/40 NS

By busEdit

Zanesville is served by Greyhound with routes from several cities in Ohio as well as a few long-distance routs.

  • 1 Zanesville Main St Bus Terminal, 224 Main St. All Greyhound buses calls here, also serves as a hub for local and regional bus routes.

Get aroundEdit

Map of Zanesville

Local bus service is provided by SEAT.


Y Shaped Bridge
St. Nicholas Catholic Church, built in 1899.
Zanesville canal.

Downtown Zanesville has a number of historic buildings.


Zanesville has a number of historic churches.

  • 8 St. Nicholas Catholic Church, 925 Main St. Built in 1899.    
  • 9 St. Thomas Aquinas Church, 130 N. 5th St.    
  • 10 St. John's Lutheran Church, 116 N 7th St.    
  • 11 St. James Episcopal Church, 155 N 6th St.    


  • The Lorena Sternwheeler, Zanes Landing, +1-740-455-8883. Public excursions on the Muskingum River.  
  • 1 Zanes Landing Park, Market St.  


Pottery and china have been manufactured here since pioneer times. There are numerous outlets for these products.

  • 1 Colony Square Mall.    






  • 1 The Barn, 1947 Linden Ave (From 70, take the Underwood or 7th St exit. Go north on Underwood traveling over the Veterans Memorial Bridge. Take a Right on Linden Ave. The Barn will be on your left.), +1 740-455-2276. Sports Bar with ourdoor patio and several big screen TVs. On the weekends there are bands and/ or a DJ. Reasonably prices drinks and good food






Stay safeEdit



  • Blue Rock State Park, 15 miles south.
  • Dillon State Park, 12 miles northwest.

Muskingum CountyEdit

  • Muskingum River State Park, Muskingum County, near Zanesville, at Ellis Campground, 1390 Ellis Dam Road. At Lock 11, there are 20 campsites off State Route 60 and County Road 49, water, picnic tables, fire rings, pet camping, there are eight boaters-only, primitive campsites at Lock #5. Boats with unlimited horsepower motors, house boats, pontoon boats, canoes and rowboats travel the river. Public launch ramps, at Locks 4, 5, 6 and 11, private ramps located near Locks 2, 7 and 10. Picnic tables, grills, latrines, drinking water and ten locks on the river.

Mount SterlingEdit

Go nextEdit

Routes through Zanesville
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