Living in Stark County, Ohio
Stark County is located in Northeast, Ohio and if you’re thinking about relocating to this area, it offers affordable housing with the average sale price of a home well under that of the national average. In addition, the area includes national attractions, museums, a lively art and music district, community colleges and several options for food and dining.
The county was founded in 1808 after John Stark, an officer in the American Revolutionary War known for his heroism in the Battle of Bennington in Vermont. There are actually several places in the United States named after him. Although he and his wife, Molly, never actually visited Ohio, he was still alive when the county was founded.
Molly was a nurse and is known for helping troops during a smallpox epidemic. The now closed Molly Stark Sanatorium, was named after her and founded in 1929 as a tuberculosis hospital. You can visit this location in Louisville and it’s now part of Stark Parks.
Other tourism sites include: Pro Football Hall of Fame, First Ladies National Historic Site, William McKinley National Memorial and more!
Explore below to better understand homes for sale, see how many communities are in the county, and learn about school districts and their ratings!