Explore Athens County

From the excitement of city living to cultural Appalachian retreats, see what Athens has to offer...


Choose from dozens of cozy cabins, cottages or bed and breakfasts

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Visitors feel as if they have discovered a hidden treasure

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Whatever you crave, Athens County has the perfect place

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Known for its eclectic mix of events and activities

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Home to Ohio University and Hocking College, Athens County is nestled deep in the Appalachian foothills of Southeast Ohio. The lively arts and music scene entertains locals and visitors alike all year round. The eclectic shopping and dining scene is a result of the presence of a large university and rich Appalachian heritage. Hunting, kayaking, bouldering, hiking, cycling, and mountain biking are just some of the most popular outdoor activities.

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2014 Athens Halloween Block Party

Oct 25, 2014

Trick-or-Treat in the Athens Area

Oct 27, 2014 - Nov 1, 2014

Hallowpalooza VII - Baby Got Bach

Oct 29, 2014

National Forensics Association National Championship Tournament

Apr 16, 2015 - Apr 20, 2015

Quilt National

May 23, 2015 - Sep 5, 2015