Ohio Magazine chose Athens as one of Ohio's Best Hometowns in 2009.
Mother Earth News
Calls Athens, Ohio one of the "12 Greatest Places You've Never Heard Of"
Lists Wayne National Forest in Athens County one of the Nation's Top 8 Best Hunting Spots for whitetail deer.
American Motorcyclist Magazine named Athens County the motorcycling epicenter of Ohio.
The Cincinnati Enquirer looked at how Nelsonville is reinventing itself as the regional art center of Southeast Ohio (November 2007).
Over the Back Fence featured the Athens International Film and Video Festival.
The Pawpaw Festival was featured on Taste of America with Mark DeCarlo in 2008.45701: One Day, 114 Cameras - ZipUSA - Featured in National Geographic Magazine