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Richland County

OLNEY | Noble | Dundas | Parkersburg | Claremont | Calhoun | Berryville

From festivals, to outdoor recreation, to performing arts … there's a lot to enjoy in Richland County!

"Home of the White Squirrel"

The centerpieces of Olney’s attractions are their world-famous White Squirrels. The loveable creatures can be found at many places throughout the city, but they are most prevalent in the older residential neighborhoods with mature trees and in the Olney City Park.  CLICK HERE to see a video of Olney's famous white squirrels set to a song about them or CLICK HERE to see a video put together by the BBC.  

Olney City Park

The Olney City Park is home to more than White Squirrels, the Cummins Municipal Band has been performing summer concerts there for more than 100 years. The Richland County Fair is held there each July and the Olney Fall Festival Arts and Crafts Festival  is held there each September.

Olney Christmas Light Display

From Thanksgiving through New Year's be sure to experience the Olney Christmas Light Display, featuring thousands of holiday lights plus animated cartoon characters in dazzling displays.

East Fork Lake

East Fork Lake offers outdoor recreation for the whole family, including fishing, water sports and picnic areas that make for a wonderful day on the lake. A brochure highlights the features of this recreational jewel. The Lakes of Olney >


Richland County is also home to two wineries —Fox Creek Vineyards, located three miles north of Olney, and Berryville Vineyards, located south of US 50 near the Richland/Lawrence County Line on the Prairietown Road. Wineries Tour Brochure >

Chamber of Commerce Bicycle Classic

The Annual Olney and the Greater Richland County Chamber of Commerce Bicycle Classic in September always brings smiles to everyone's faces, with bicycle races for families and individuals from 4 years and up, followed by professional racers competing in timed criterion races.

A White Squirrel East Fork Lake Olney City Park



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