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Wooster, Ohio, home to more than 26,000 residents, is a lively hub for innovation, business, and entertainment. Serving as the county seat, the community boasts an excellent school system, a vibrant downtown, three colleges, a world-class community-owned hospital, a portfolio of growing businesses serving the global economy, and a network of volunteers and organizations dedicated to helping individuals succeed.

Wooster offers plenty for visitors and residents alike to enjoy with its 600 acres of parkland, two public pools and a natatorium, growing urban bike trail network, and full calendar of festivals, educational events, and concerts,

Downtown shops offer artsy and eclectic goods along with the finest meals in the region, while the city’s North End retail district hosts national retailers, restaurants, and indoor activities ranging from mini-golf to ice-skating.

Wooster, named one of Ohio’s Best Hometowns in 2017, continues to be one of Ohio’s most innovative and exciting communities to live, work, and visit.


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Data prepared by Team NEO