All About Newark Ohio
Local Attractions in Newark Ohio
|Licking County Historical Society|
5 N 6th St Newark, OH 43055
Starting in May of 1867. The Licking County Pioneer, Historical, and Antiquarian Society was the area’s first historical society, existing until at about 1887, and meeting in the basement of the courthouse, keeping records in a secretary’s book. Much of what is known of early Licking County history comes from those records. It is unclear when this first society disbanded, but another would not emerge until September 2, 1947.
|The Dawes Arboretum|
7770 Jacksontown Rd SE Newark, OH 43056
|Newark-Granville Symphony Orchestra|
36 N Park Pl Newark, OH 43055
The NGSO is an important part of the arts community in Licking County, and has built a bridge between artistic excellence and community service. The mission of the Newark-Granville Symphony Orchestra is to enhance the quality of life in Licking County by presenting the highest-quality, professional performances of classical and popular music, and offering educational and community programs to further the understanding and enjoyment of that music.
|The Works: Ohio Center for History, Art & Technology|
55 S. 1st Street Newark, OH 43055
Venue featuring interactive history, science & technology exhibits, plus a glass-blowing studio. The Works is an interactive learning center where guests of all ages can get inspired by the history, technology, and art. The Works has been bringing a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, Math) based education to central Ohio for decades.
|Licking County Players|
131 W Main St Newark, OH 43055
Licking County Players is a performing arts theater in Newark. Licking County Players is the oldest continuously operating theater in Newark and is committed to providing the area with top quality live entertainment.
|The Ohio State University at Newark|
1179 University Drive Newark, OH 43055
The Ohio State University at Newark provides access to the university by extending Ohio State courses, programs, research and service to many Ohio communities.
|Sand Hollow Speakeasy|
57 S. 3rd St Newark, OH 43055
The Speakeasy will take a step back in time to the prohibition era, when booze was outlawed and everyone partied behind closed doors. This authentic style speakeasy is located in downtown Newark — you will need a password to gain entry.
|Newark Police Department|
39 S 4th St Newark, OH 43055
Founded in 1870, the Newark Police Division strives to maintain quality service to the members of our community and visitors to our area. The mission of the Newark Police is to work in partnership with the citizens of the community to provide a safe environment where the quality of life may be improved through the delivery of fair and impartial police services.
|Licking County Municipal Court|
40 W Main St Newark, OH 43055
The Licking County Municipal Court has jurisdiction over all traffic and criminal misdemeanors that occur in Licking County, Ohio. The Court also handles preliminary matters in felony cases and has jurisdiction over civil cases involving claims of up to $15,000.00.
|Newark City Schools|
621 Mount Vernon Rd Newark, OH 43055
The Newark City School District serves approximately 6,500 students in 12 buildings – seven elementary schools (Grades K-5), three middle schools (Grades 6-8), one high school (Grades 9-12) and a digital academy (Grades 6-12). Located 30 miles east of Columbus, they are the largest district in Licking County.