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WELCOME TO HOLMES COUNTY TODAY 2016

pectrum Publications gratefully acknowledges the many people throughout Holmes County who took time to answer questions and provide information for this, the 26th edition of Holmes County’s community guide – Holmes County Today. The guide is designed to be a useful resource about the county; providing information about local government, the schools, the economy, social services, clubs, attractions and more. Also, we wish to thank area businesses for their support in the form of advertising; without them, this publication would not be possible. Please show your support by patronizing the advertisers in this guide. In addition to Holmes County, Spectrum produces community guides for Orrville, Wooster and several communities in southeastern Ohio. Spectrum also publishes Amish Heartland (a monthly statewide tourism publication), Now & Then (a monthly magazine for the mature readers of Wayne and Holmes County), HerSide (Wayne and Holmes County’s women’s magazine), HisSide (Wayne and Holmes County’s men’s magazine), HARVEST (an agricultural community resource) and Gas & Oil (an industry magazine). For the sake of accuracy, organizations which could not be reached, or which did not respond, were not included. Some of the following copy and pictures were submitted or taken by staff members for the express purpose of this publication. If your business, church, club or organization was not included in this edition and you wish to be included in the 2017 edition, contact Spectrum Publications, (330) 264-1125 or (800) 686-2958.

LIVING IN HOLMES COUNTY FAST FACTS .................................................................................................. 02 CHAMBER OF COMMERCE & TOURISM BUREAU .................................. 03 HOLMES COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY................................................ 04 SAFETY SERVICES ....................................................................................... 05 POST OFFICES & ZIP CODES ................................................................... 06 TRANSPORTATION........................................................................................ 07 UTILITIES ...................................................................................................... 07 MEDIA........................................................................................................... 07 HOLMES COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY ....................................................... 08

CULTURE & RECREATION CHURCHES.................................................................................................... 09 AREA ATTRACTIONS & EVENTS .............................................................. 11 LOCAL CLUBS & ORGANIZATIONS.......................................................... 13 HOLMES COUNTY FAIR.............................................................................. 14 RAILS TO TRAILS COALITION.................................................................... 15

EC CONOMY ONOMY HOLMES COUNTY PLANNING ................................................................... 16 HOLMES COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT COUNCIL..................... 16 HOLMES SOIL & WATER CONSERVATION DISTRICT ............................ 16 LEADERSHIP HOLMES COUNTY................................................................ 17 AGRICULTURE IN THE COUNTY ............................................................... 18 TAX RATES................................................................................................... 18 LOCAL REAL ESTATE. ............................................................................... 18

EDUCATION WEST HOLMES SCHOOLS ........................................................................... 22 EAST HOLMES SCHOOLS............................................................................ 23 SOUTHEAST LOCAL SCHOOLS. .................................................................. 24 PRIVATE SCHOOLS. ..................................................................................... 24 CHILD CARE & PRESCHOOLS ................................................................... 24 TRI-COUNTY EDUCATIONAL SERVICE CENTER .................................... 25

HOLMES COUNTY EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION .................................. 25 AREA CAREER CENTERS ......................................................................... 25 HOLMES COUNTY TRAINING CENTER .................................................... 25 UNIVERSITY OF AKRON/ WAYNE COLLEGE......................................... 26

GOVERNMENT HOLMES COUNTY OFFICIALS.....................................................................28 VILLAGE OF MILLERSBURG OFFICIALS ...................................................29 OTHER VILLAGES’ OFFICIALS ...................................................................29 TOWNSHIP OFFICIALS ..................................................................................30 STATE & FEDERAL OFFICIALS ..................................................................31 WHERE DO I VOTE? ...................................................................................31

HEALTH CARE AULTMAN ORRVILLE HOSPITAL ....................................................... 33 POMERENE HOSPITAL ........................................................................ 34 WOOSTER COMMUNITY HOSPITAL .................................................... 35 JUST FOR SENIORS .......................................................................................36 HUMAN SERVICES ........................................................................................37 SUPPORT GROUPS ........................................................................................39 UNITED WAY OF WAYNE & HOLMES COUNTIES...................................40

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION INDEX OF ADVERTISERS .................................................................... 02 MAP ................................................................................................................20 ‘VISITING HOLMES COUNTY’ .....................................................................27

© 2015 SPECTRUM PUBLICATIONS A DIVISION OF DIX COMMUNICATIONS 212 E. LIBERTY ST., WOOSTER, OH 44691 (330) 264-1125 OR (800) 686-2958, FAX (330) 264-3756 EDITOR@SPECTRUMPUBS.COM PUBLISHER .................................................................ANDREW S. DIX NICHE PRODUCT MANAGER ...................................COLETTE TAYLOR DIRECTOR..................................................................AMANDA NIXON WRITER & DESIGNER .................................................KATE MINNICH

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Holmes County Today: The 2016 Community Guide  

A guide to services and life in Holmes County, Ohio, published by Spectrum Publications, a division of The Daily Record.

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