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Athens Map, Ohio

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Athens Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Athens with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Athens useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Athens!

Athens History

Mount LycabettusThe first industries to develop in Athens were salt, iron, and coal.  The Hocking Canal was opened in 1843 and allowed Athens to connect to the Ohio River by way of the Hocking River.  This opened up many shipping opportunities for the area.  The canal had to be closed when it froze over during cold winters but when the railroad extended to Athens in 1857 this took care of some of the shipping issues.  A few years... read more

Athens Travel Guide

AthensAs of today the Ohio University has become as the largest job provider in complete Athens County. Although in its early years the economy of Athens used to depend heavily on coal but today the coal market has gone down considerably and something which has come to the top is the employment which are provided by the Ohio University. The reason for the coal market to die down was that the best quality coal which was... read more

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