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Youngstown, OH

About YoungstownYoungstown was named after John Young, a surveyor who purchased 15,600 acres of land in 1797. The town's development was slow until 1803, when iron ore was discovered and the first blast furnace was established in the area. The opening of the Pennsylvania and Ohio Canal increased both the population and industrialization of the area during the 1820s. In 1862 the first coal mine was opened, and the first steel plant, the Union Iron and Steel Co., was built in 1892. Most early settlers came from Pennsylvania, New York and New England; however, the growing industrial economy soon attracted European emigrants.

Youngstown State University, with an enrollment of nearly 15,000 undergraduate and graduate students, was established in 1908.

Visitor Centers Mahoning County Convention & Visitors Bureau 21 W. Boardman St. Youngstown, OH 44503. Phone:(330)740-2130 or (800)447-8201

ShoppingAlong the US 224 corridor is Southern Park Mall—anchored by Dillard's, JCPenney and Macy's—and Boardman Plaza, one of the country's first strip malls.

Things to Do The Arms Family Museum

The Butler Institute of American Art

Mill Creek Park

Fellows Riverside Gardens

Ford Nature Center

Lanterman's Mill

Youngstown Historical Center of Industry & Labor

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Youngstown, OH

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Hampton Inn by Hilton Youngstown-North

4400 Belmont Ave. Youngstown, OH 44505

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201 Perni Ln. Youngstown, OH 44505

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DoubleTree by Hilton Youngstown Downtown

44 E Federal Plaza. Youngstown, OH 44503

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4249 Belmont Ave. Youngstown, OH 44505

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