Welcome to the official website for the Village of Granville, Ohio.
Granville is a quaint, New England-style community located in Licking County (east central Ohio) along the western edge of the Appalachian Plateau. It is the home of Denison University. The Village has a permanent population of 3500 and a total population of 5600 when the college students are in session.
The Granville Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Village of Granville and Denison University and with the generous support of the Granville Foundation has launched the Granville OH App for residents, Denison students and visitors to the Granville area. It features Granville area information and updates including general information for residents and visitors, business listings and specials, village, university, school and recreational district events, Denison University campus information as well as local real time announcements. The App is free to download and is available for Android (Google Play) and iOS devices (App Store).
A Celebration of Granville
The purpose of this website is to "Celebrate Granville" by providing information about the community, its amenities, and the services available within.
Information for Residents
For those who live in Granville or want to visit, there is a community calendar of events, a picture gallery of beautiful Granville images, a listing of Granville businesses and services , and other information about one of Ohio's Best Hometowns.
Granville residents will also find community news, public notices, current meetings and agendas for upcoming Village meetings, local links to other Granville organizations, and a listing of employment opportunities with the Village.
Residents may also search meeting minutes, adopted legislation, and the Village Charter and Village Code; or sign up for the Village's Emergency Notification system to be notified of emergency situations that require immediate action.
There is also a form that a resident can email to the Village offices to report a problem that needs attention.
For new residents, there is an entire packet that provides information about Village services and where to sign up for utilities.
Information for Visitors
Visitors are encouraged to "Come for the Day and Stay the Night". To make a visit to Granville more enjoyable, there are links to the Granville Welcome Center, where you will find information about restaurants and food, lodging, places to see or visit, and things to do.
Granville Scenic Byway
Granville Scenic Byway, approximately a 10 mile route, begins at State Route 37, intersects with James Road and continues north onto State Route 661 through the Village of Granville along the eastern campus of Denison Universtiy, and end 1/4 miles north of Cambria Mill Road at the north boundary of Granville Township.
Byway attractions include rolling hills, scenic farms, ancient burial grounds, pleasant residential districts and Denison University, an independent college on a beautiful campus with a mixture of historic and contemporary buildings.
The main attraction, at the center of the byway, is the Village of Granville, a charming community designed by early settlers from Connecticut and Massachusetts to resemble a New England town.
Byway travelers are encouraged to park and discover the Buxton Inn, opened in 1812, and the Granville Inn, opened in 1924, both listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
In addition to historic inns, Granville offers byway travelers unique and specialty shops, restaurants and galleries nestled in a historic residential district.
Thank you for visiting our website. If you are a resident of Granville, we hope that you will find the information contained in the website to be useful and informative. If you are a potential visitor to Granville, we hope that you will visit soon and enjoy the many amenities that Granville has to offer.