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A message from Mayor Rich Blankenship...

As Mayor of Ironton, it is my pleasure to welcome you to our website, and invite you on a virtual tour of our city. Ironton was founded in 1849 by John Campbell along the banks of the Ohio River, and today is recognized as Ohio's southernmost city and the seat of Lawrence County.

As Mayor of Ironton, it is my pleasure to welcome you to our website, and invite you on a virtual tour of our city. Ironton was founded by John Campbell in 1849 with strong moral beliefs and a willingness to help those willing to help themselves. With the number of non-profit organizations that assist the City, we are committed to seeing Ironton restored to its former glory. Ironton is also known for its rich heritage in sports. It houses one of the original professional football stadiums, “Tank’s Memorial”. This facility was built in 1926 and was home of the famous Ironton Tanks. The stadium is the current home to the Ironton Fighting Tigers.

Centrally located within the United States, Ironton has the unique advantage of being within a day's drive of 80 percent of the nation's population. Boasting private and public schools, a four-year accredited university and vocational training, Ironton provides the instructions necessary to prepare a ready workforce.

The spirit of our community and its citizens exemplifies the quality of life that can be found within Ironton. Whether strolling through one of the wonderful neighborhoods that contribute to Ironton's historic charm, boating along the Ohio River, or hiking through Wayne National Forest, you'll see why Ironton is such a great place to be!

For residents who have already nestled into the community, and to those who may be interested in making our home your home, I encourage you to browse our site to find out more about what Ironton has to offer. If you have questions, please feel fee to contact the City Center at 740-532-3833. We look forward to hearing from you!

"An Empowerment Zone Community"

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