Mansfield (Ohio)

Downtown Mansfield on Park Avenue East at Central Park on the square.
Kingwood Center

Mansfield is a city in Richland County, Ohio, USA. It is home to the Miss Ohio Scholarship Program Pageant.


Named after Jared Mansfield, Surveyor General of the United States in the early 19th century, the city sits on a fork of the Mohican River in the western foothills of the Allegheny Plateau, a hilly region surrounded by fertile farmlands and its elevation is among the highest of Ohio cities. The highest elevation in Mansfield is at the Woodland Reservoir (1,492.66 feet or 454.96 meters above sea level), which is on the southwest side of the city. The elevation of Central Park, which is on the square in downtown Mansfield is 1,242.66 feet or 378.76 meters above sea level. Mansfield is known as The Heart of Ohio but is also known as the Carousel Capital of Ohio, Danger City, The Fun Center of Ohio and Racing Capital of Ohio.

Tourist information center

Get in

By plane

By car

Get around

By bus

By taxi


North Lake Park


Richland Carrousel Park
The Reformatory
Oak Hill Cottage

Annual events



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Grocery stores


Coney Island Diner
Dairy Land


There are plenty of choices for alcohol. Most grocery stores carry it, as well as the gas stations, drive-throughs and convenience stores.


42 Motel on US Route 42 just south of Mansfield.

Stay safe

Dial 911 from any telephone for emergency police, medical, and fire services.




OhioHealth, Mansfield Hospital





Go next

Routes through Mansfield

Cleveland Ashland  N  S  Jct W EWorthington Columbus
Lima Ontario  W  E  Wooster Canton
Ends at Shelby  NW  SE  Loudonville Dover
Lima Ontario  W  E  END

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