Photo: Rufus A. Kern House, ca. 1900, 308 Park Avenue West, Mansfield, OH. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1983. Photographed by User:Smallbones (own work), 2011, [cc-by-1.0 (creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/deed.en)], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed January, 2015.
Richland County administrative offices are located at 50 Park Avenue East, Mansfield, OH 44902; phone: 419-774-5550.
Richland County is the 19th largest county in Ohio. It is known to be a blue-collar area situated in the Appalachian hills of north central Ohio. It is approximately fifty minutes north of Columbus and approximately six minutes south of Cleveland. Richland County is a combination of rural and urban areas, with a blending forest and rolling farmlands. The county is home to several small communities; including many cozy, traditional villages as well as others experiencing population growth with increased economic development.