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Not to be confused with Youngstown, a historic village in New York state.

Youngstown is a city of 60,000 people (2020) in Northeast Ohio and is the county seat of Mahoning County. For Youngstown, it was all about coal and steel, until deindustrialization occurred in the second half of the 20th century.


Get in[edit]

Map of Youngstown (Ohio)

By plane[edit]

  • 1 Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport (YNG  IATA) (off Routes 11 and 82 in Vienna, OH.), +1 330 856-1537. This airport is rather small and has had trouble attracting more than a handful of flights or giving any staying power to flights. There are charter flights to Atlantic City, too. Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport (Q8058655) on Wikidata Youngstown–Warren Regional Airport on Wikipedia

By car[edit]

Youngstown is served by the following interstate highways:

  • I-76 serving Akron and Youngstown and connecting to beyond Pennsylvania to the east.
  • I-80 is the Ohio Turnpike (a toll road) that runs across the northern part of the state, serving Cleveland, Akron and Youngstown (where I-80 and I-76 criss cross).
  • I-680 provides access to downtown areas and outer suburbs.

By bus[edit]

Get around[edit]

  • 3 WRTA (Western Reserve Transit Authority). provides the inner city and suburbs with bus transportation. Western Reserve Transit Authority (Q7988244) on Wikidata Western Reserve Transit Authority on Wikipedia

There is also a taxi station next door to the Greyhound / WRTA station in West Federal Street.


The Butler Institute of American Art
An ornate iron bridge in Mill Creek Park


The Youngstown Skyline
  • 1 Covelli Centre, 299 E. Front St, +1 330 746-5600. Home of the Phantoms and site of many major concerts. Covelli Centre (Q5178958) on Wikidata Covelli Centre on Wikipedia
  • 2 Powers Auditorium, 260 W. Federal Plaza. Built in 1931 by the Warner Brothers. Home to The Youngstown Symphony. Powers Auditorium (Q7236808) on Wikidata Powers Auditorium on Wikipedia
  • 3 Youngstown Playhouse, 600 Playhouse Lane, +1 330 788-8739. America's Oldest ongoing community theater Youngstown Playhouse (Q8058661) on Wikidata Youngstown Playhouse on Wikipedia
  • 4 Oakland Center for the Arts (The Oakland), 4749 South Ave (From Downtown Youngstown, head east on Federal St. turn right on South Ave and travel 3.5 mi. and will see Trinity Fellowship Church, in which the Oakkland Center resides.), +1 330-406-0606, . Su-F 10AM-5PM, Sa 10AM-3PM. The Oakland Center for the Arts (or the Oakland, as it is usually called) is an interdisciplinary arts center based in Youngstown, Ohio. The center was established in 1986 by Youngstown native Alexandra Vansuch and a group of local performers and civic-minded individuals, as a community venue for theater, film, music, literature, dance, and the visual arts.[1] The center specializes in performing locally written plays, as well as offbeat, obscure plays and musicals such as Bat Boy: The Musical, Baby, Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, and Assassins. Their award-winning work has gained them local and regional acclaim. Reopened in 2016 for a new start with Kids First Theatre Initiative, a premier children's theatre company in Youngstown, and have 6-7 productions per year since reopening. $5 and up. Oakland Center for the Arts (Q7073980) on Wikidata Oakland Center for the Arts on Wikipedia


Stambaugh Stadium


  • 8 Mill Creek Metroparks. Located in the heart of Youngstown, OH. Mill Creek Park encompasses approximately 2,600 acres, 20 miles of drives, and 15 miles of foot trails, and a rare collection of gardens, streams, lakes, woodlands, meadows and wildlife for all to enjoy. Visitors will find a wide range of recreational opportunities such as hiking, biking, picnicking, boating, Par-3, or championship golf, tennis, sand volleyball and more. Many of the facilities can be found at the James L. Wick, Jr. Recreation Area. Universally accessible trails, fishing pier, playground and picnic areas are located throughout the Park. Cabins and pavilions for group events are available for rental year-round. Mill Creek Park is the largest metropolitan park in the country, more than three times larger than Central Park in New York City! Mill Creek Park (Q6858291) on Wikidata Mill Creek Park on Wikipedia
  • 9 Boardman Township Park. Has an outdoor theater and trails.


  • 1 Southern Park Mall. Boardman Southern Park Mall (Q7570317) on Wikidata Southern Park Mall on Wikipedia





  • 1 The Public Library (The Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County), 305 Wick Avenue, +1 330 744-8636. Beyond books, the public library has public computers, as well as a makerspace with 3D printers, laser cutters, and other tools. Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County (Q7257459) on Wikidata Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County on Wikipedia

Go next[edit]


  • The Youngstown Region was ranked #4 in the country for golf by Golf Digest.
  • Mill Creek Golf Course - West Golf Drive - Youngstown
  • Pine Lakes Golf Club - 6233 Liberty Street - Hubbard
  • Reserve Run Golf Course - 625 E. Western Reserve Rd. - Youngstown
  • Kennsington Golf Club - 4171 Westford Place - Youngstown
Routes through Youngstown
AkronRavenna  W  E  Big BeaverPittsburgh
Cleveland via Streetsboro  W  E  Grove CityState College
Cleveland via Streetsboro  W  E  Big BeaverPittsburgh
CantonSalem  W  E  → Jct N SFranklinWarren, PA
ClevelandWarren, OH  W  E  ButlerEbensburg
ENDConneaut  N  S  ColumbianaEast Liverpool

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