Athens Ohio Area Attractions

Athens, Ohio is home to many wonderful people, places, things and organizations. We invite you to take a look around the community using these helpful links below:

Athens City Parks & Recreation
Whether you are a resident or a visitor, we hope you will find our site easy to navigate and a great source of information.

Arts West Community Center
A day in the life of a community performing arts facility.

Dairy Barn
The Dairy Barn Arts Center is one of Southeast Ohio's premiere art galleries, drawing nearly 15,000 visitors to the region every year.

Hockhocking Adena Bikeway
The 19-mile Hockhocking Adena Bikeway is named in honor of the first inhabitants of this southeastern Ohio region.

Hocking Valley Scenic Railway
All trains depart from Nelsonville Depot.

Stuart's Opera House
In 1979, Stuart’s Opera House was entered on the National Register of Historic Buildings. On March 24, 1980, Stuart’s Opera House was the scene of a devastating fire that nearly destroyed the community’s hopes for its future.

Nelsonville Historic Square Art District
Shop for art handmade right here in Southeast Ohio in the Historic Square Arts District. Feeling creative? Many of the shops and galleries offer private lessons or workshops.

Athens Ohio Homes for Sale - Small Town with Cultural Sophistication

In Athens Ohio homes for sale offer an opportunity for small town living that is unique. That's because Athens is unlike most small towns. Athens is an unexpected cultural center, thanks to the sophistication of Ohio University and its college population. Located in rural Southeast, Ohio, Athens approaches laid back small town living with cultural class. You can spend the day going for a hike in the beautiful woods of Appalachian hills, and the evening attending an art opening or music performance. Athens has all the charm of a small college town settled in the rolling hills of the country.

Although Athens makes it easy to find peace and sanctuary away from it all, the area also features a unique community that’s great to be a part of. It has one of the best and longest standing farmers’ markets in Ohio, so finding fresh food for the week is a always a community event. Music is also a neighborhood tradition, as Stuart’s Opera House and Ohio University regularly feature some of the best names in blues, bluegrass, folk and independent music. Athens Ohio real estate hasn’t suffered like many other areas of the country, so property values continue to be healthy. With a wide variety of homes for sale, Athens Ohio is a great place to retire, raise a family or get away from the bustle of city life without giving up your sense of community.