As Mayor of West Unity, I would like
to give you a little more information about our great
West Unity is home to almost 1,700
people and a rest stop to many travelers on the Ohio
Turnpike. Over the past few years West Unity has more
than doubled in size with two recent annexations – the
property for the new school and the two Ohio Turnpike
There are five churches in
West Unity. They are not only places to worship, they
provide many services such as free meals, free coats, a
local food pantry, seasonal farmer’s market and
financial assistance with basic needs.
Downtown consists of the village
offices and police department, a bank, the post office,
a library, chiropractor, two gas station/convenience
stores, furniture stores, a drugstore, hardware,
building supply, several offices, massage therapy,
beauty shops, day spa, a Laundromat and dentist. There
are also several eating establishments where you can
enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner – or just ice cream for
dessert if you prefer.
businesses include a funeral home, a guns and ammunition
store, garage door facility, insulation and glass
Manufacturing and industry in
the West Unity area include automotive, plastics, tool
and die, adhesives and machining.
new K-12 school building was constructed within the last
few years and although it is no longer on a hill it is
home to the Hilltop Cadets. The faculty and staff
continue to strive to fulfill their mission statement
and provide a quality education for the students.
Service organizations in the area include the American
Legion, Lions Club, Three Arts Club, Omnibus Club,
Antique Tractor Club and the Red Hat Society.
There are several parks in West Unity. Memorial Park is
the largest. During the summer you will find lots of
activity to enjoy as either a spectator or participant
including baseball, softball, basketball, volleyball or
tennis. The Wabash Park located on South Main Street has
a horseshoe pit as well as playground equipment for
children and Friendship Park located in the downtown
area is a place to sit and visit.