Marysville is a city in and the county seat of Union County, Ohio, United States. Marysville is part of the metropolitan statistical area of Columbus, Ohio. The population was 22,094 at the 2010 census. This marks a 38.59% increase from 2000.
Parks and leisure
There are numerous parks, totaling over 300 acres (1.2 km2). They include such features as walking and bike nature trails along Mill Creek, with trails at Aldersgate, Eljers, McCarthy, Mill Creek, Mill Valley South and Central, and Shwartzkopf parks. There is an amphitheater at the American Legion park, soccer and baseball fields at Eljer, Lewis, Mill Creek, and Mill Valley South and Central parks, lighted tennis courts at Eljer and Lewis parks, basketball courts at the American Legion and Aldersgate park with lighted courts at Eljer and Lewis parks, and a football field at Lewis park. There is fishing at Aldersgate, McCarthy, Mill Creek, Mill Valley Central, and Shwartzkopf parks. There is a nature preserve at MacIvor Woods. There is a Frisbee golf course, and a skateboard park at Eljer Park. There is discussion in city council of constructing a dog park.
The Central Ohio Riding Club at Avalon Farm is located in the Marysville area, as well as Far and Away Farm, which hosts equine competitions. There are several local golf clubs, including Timberview, Marysville, Blues Creek, Rolling Meadows, Buck Ridge, Flagstone, and Darby Creek. The Piatt Castles, Covered Bridges of Union County, and the Big Darby Plains Scenic Byway are a short drive.
Marysville has a small, classic style cinema Uptown (closed), and the Houston House Art Gallery near Uptown. The Scotts Miracle-Gro museum is located just south of the square in Uptown. The Marysville Public Library is located on Plum Street near Uptown.