Pickaway County was established by an Act of the General Assembly of Ohio at the (then) state capital of Chillicothe, on January 12, 1810 with the Act to become effective on March 1, 1810. The name Pickaway is derived from the words Piqua, Pickaweeke, Peckawee or some other variation of the name of a sept […]
Established in 1817 as The Olive Branch, the Circleville Herald began publishing under its current name in 1832 as a weekly publication. Daily publishing began in 1894 and has not stopped since. Our news coverage encompasses the entire region and all communities within Pickaway County including the school districts of Circleville, Logan Elm, Teays […]
Our region offers unique and interesting attractions and is the home of the world famous “Circleville Pumpkin Show” held annually beginning the third Wednesday in October. Here you will find outstanding lodging facilities, a variety of fine dining choices and an array of independently-owned retail establishments offering personal service and one-of-the-kind, high-quality merchandise.
According to the Ohio Secretary of State’s office, our Chamber was incorporated in 1916 as the Circleville Area Chamber of Commerce. Recently we discovered documents dating back to 1905 under the name of the “Circleville Men’s Business Association.” So it appears that entrepreneurs and vision minded business owners worked to unite and promote our community […]
Methodism in Circleville started within a year after the establishment of Pickaway County in 1810. According to Van Cleaf’s History of Pickaway County, the Methodist Episcopal Class was the first religious group to be organized in Circleville. In 1820 they built a church on two lots on Watt Street; it was destroyed by fire in […]
Pickaway Progress Partnership is the economic development agent for Pickaway County and its municipalities. P3 has three main objectives: promote and market the advantages of locating business in the County; promote a stronger business environment by facilitating retention and expansion efforts of local employers; and deliver a seamless network of economic development services and value-added […]
We invite you and your family to experience the joy and excitement of the Crossroads family. Our church has gained a reputation as a friendly and caring fellowship, and we would welcome the opportunity to show you why. We would be honored to have you in any of our worship services or other activities.
With over 50 years of experience in Pickaway County, Ohio PICCA has been helping to empower people to become self-sufficient and improve their quality of life. PICCA has developed a wide range of programs that address different needs within the community. From Head Start to Free Tax Clinic to Housing Aid, PICCA understands that for […]
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