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  • Sealed Bidding Period Extension on 126 Jefferson Street Property

    The City of Nelsonville is extending the sealed bidding period on property located at 126 Jefferson Street Nelsonville, Ohio until Friday, December 3, 2021, at 12:00PM. There will be an open house for the property on Wednesday, December 1, 2021, from 12:00PM until 5:30PM. This property has been deemed unnecessary for public use. All bids can be submitted to the City Manager’s Office at 211 Lake Hope Drive, Nelsonville, Ohio 45764. Questions about this property can be submitted by email at citymaanger@cityofnelsonville.com.

    Downloadable and printable bid package available at, https://tinyurl.com/75vwedps

    • New water meter and pit is included in the price
    • Electric Heat
    • Full basement
    • 588 Square foot
    • Year Built 1998
    • Basement
    • Acres .1273, Square Foot 5,544
    • Minimum bid must start out at $7,000.00 plus closing cost.
    • City Nelsonville City
    • Township York Township
    • School Nelsonville-York City school district


  • Christmas Food Basket Program

    Applications Now Available!

    Christmas Food Basket graphic

    2021 Nelsonville/ York Christmas Basket applications can now be completed and submitted online. By going to https://tinyurl.com/y3wcpc4v, person can safely complete and submit an application. You can also scan the posted QR code to access the site on a smartphone. Anyone applying IS NOT guaranteed to receive a Christmas Basket. All applicants MUST BE RESIDENTS OF NELSONVILLE OR YORK TOWNSHIP. Applications must be submitted by December 10th. Baskets are scheduled to be delivered on December 18th starting at 08:00 am.


  • City Office Closed

    Thursday, November 25 & Friday, November 26

    Thanksgiving banner

    The City of Nelsonville announces that all City offices will be closed on Thursday, November 25, 2021and Friday, November 26, 2021, in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. City offices will re-open for business on Monday, November 29, 2021, for regular business hours.


  • Offices CLOSED in Observance of Veterans Day

    Thursday, November 11th

    Veterans Day Banner Image

    The City of Nelsonville announces that all City offices will be closed on Thursday, November 11, 2021, in observance of the Veterans Day Holiday. City offices will re-open for business on Friday, November 12, 2021, for regular business hours.


  • Public Notice

    Effective Wednesday, November 10, 2021

    Changes to the Nelsonville Police Department and Nelsonville Mayors Court

    Jessica – Police Department and Mayors Court Clerk
    Located at the Nelsonville Police Department (Front Office)
    Address: 211 Lake Hope Dr Nelsonville Ohio 45764
    Email Address: npdclerk@cityofnelsonville.com
    Direct Office Number: (740) 300-2146

    Per Policy, all public record requests will require a 72-hour advanced notice

    Offices Hours for ALL Police Department and Mayors Court Clerk Related Duties:
    Monday through Friday 7:00AM to 3:00PM

    Office Hours for the below listed dates ONLY 12:00PM to 8:00PM
    November 10th
    November 24th
    December 15th
    December 29th

    REMEMBER - MAYORS COURT STARTS AT 6:00PM


  • Trick or Treat Rescheduled

    Now: Sunday, October 31st, 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm

    The City of Nelsonville announces that due to a scheduling conflict with a Nelsonville/York High School football play-off game on Saturday, October 30th, Nelsonville Trick-Or-Treat; Beggar’s Night has been rescheduled to Sunday, October 31, 2021, from 5:30PM to 8:00PM. Drivers are urged to use extreme caution while driving in the Nelsonville area and watch for the children during this time period.


  • Nelsonville PD K9 Fund T-Shirt Sale

    “Back the Blue….and our K9 too!”

    Made possible by the great folks at ZONEZ at The Market. A portion of each T-Shirt sold is generously being donated to the NPD K9 Fund by ZONEZ at The Market.

    Now available online at https://tinyurl.com/57ndjrm2 from ZONEZ!

    All shirts sold will be Black in Color T-Shirts ONLY! Available Sizes are as follows:

    • Youth Lg & XL $15 each
    • Adult Sm thru XL $15 each
    • Adult 2X $17 each
    • Adult 3X $18 each
    • Adult 4X $19 each

    Order Online

    Form Fillable Shirt Order Form

    Printable Shirt Order Form

    Order Forms can be obtained in the Lobby of the Nelsonville City Building located in the top opening of the Wooden File Holder. They can also be found online for ease of printing at home by going to www.cityofnelsonville.com then clicking on the tab labeled NPD K9 FUND T-Shirt Sales

    Checks/Money Orders should be made Payable to the Nelsonville Water Department (please write K9 Fund in the memo). Cash Payments will also be accepted but should NOT be mailed.

    Completed Order Forms along with payment can be mailed to or turned in to the Nelsonville Water Department located at 211 Lake Hope Dr Nelsonville OH 45764. Orders/Payments can also be placed into the Nelsonville Water Department Drop Box.

    Orders will be accepted beginning October 4, 2021, through November 15, 2021. Payment is due when the order form is turned in. For any questions, please contact the Nelsonville Police Department by calling 740-753-1736.


  • Food Cupboard Fundraiser

    Saturday, October 30th, Noon to 3 pm, Nelsonville Elks Lodge

    The Nelsonville Food Cupboard is a food pantry serving all residents of Athens County. The Cupboard is an IRS 501-c-3 charity, and your gifts are tax deductible. The pantry serves approximately 350 individuals each month.

    The Nelsonville Food Cupboard is holding a fund raiser event on October 30, 2021from 12:00PM until 3:00PM. The event will be held at the Nelsonville Elks Lodge.

    The fundraiser will be a silent auction, with a live auction and a lucky ticket (Chinese) auction.

    Remember, “Hunger is not a choice”.


  • Nelsonville 2020 Census Recount Results

    5,373 correctly placed names and addresses!

    The Nelsonville 2020 Census Recount was concluded prior to the statutory deadline on Monday, October 11, 2021. All recount enumerators have returned their books and attested to oaths and affidavits as required by the Ohio revised code. With all books and lists in hand, the count of the required material and verified to ensure no duplicates, submission errors, etc., was completed.

    After reviewing all the materials, The City Auditor has determined that there are 5,373 correctly placed names and addresses throughout the submitted documents. Auditor Sappington has stated this is more than sufficient to maintain city status. This census recount and report has formally and wholly fulfilled all requirements to challenge the original census count and proclamation under ORC 703.02-703.05. The Auditor, City Manager, and other invited individuals will turn this information into the Ohio Secretary of State's office on Tuesday, October 12, 2021.

    A big THANK YOU to: the Nelsonville community and residents and businesses, the recount enumerators and organizers Mallory Swaim, Kevin Dotson, Becky Barber, Justin Booth, and Cory Taylor, The Nelsonville Area Chamber of Commerce, Nelsonville Rotary, Texas Roadhouse, Dan Pfeiffer, Nelsonville’s rental community, Betty Jo Parsley, Nelsonville Auditor’s Office employees, the Nelsonville City Manager, The Nelsonville Police and Fire and Utility Departments and their departments heads, Athens County Treasurer Ric Wasserman, Athens County Commissioner Chris Chmiel, Athens County Prosecutor Blackburn, Nelsonville-York City Schools, Hocking College, and many others.


  • Nelsonville will recount every person!

    #recountnelsonville

    The 2020 US census showed Nelsonville’s population at only 4,612.

    Athens County’s had a 62.5 percent response rate to the 2020 US census.

    Nelsonville’s population is well above the threshold of 5,000 residents needed to qualify as a city and could potentially be as high as 6,000!

    If the community stands up and responds strongly, we have this in the bag!


  • Sealed Bidding Period Extension on 126 Jefferson Street Property

    The City of Nelsonville is extending the sealed bidding period on property located at 126 Jefferson Street Nelsonville, Ohio until Friday, December 3, 2021, at 12:00PM. There will be an open house for the property on Wednesday, December 1, 2021, from 12:00PM until 5:30PM. This property has been deemed unnecessary for public use. All bids can be submitted to the City Manager’s Office at 211 Lake Hope Drive, Nelsonville, Ohio 45764. Questions about this property can be submitted by email at citymaanger@cityofnelsonville.com.

    Downloadable and printable bid package available at, https://tinyurl.com/75vwedps

    • New water meter and pit is included in the price
    • Electric Heat
    • Full basement
    • 588 Square foot
    • Year Built 1998
    • Basement
    • Acres .1273, Square Foot 5,544
    • Minimum bid must start out at $7,000.00 plus closing cost.
    • City Nelsonville City
    • Township York Township
    • School Nelsonville-York City school district


  • Christmas Food Basket Program

    Applications Now Available!

    Christmas Food Basket graphic

    2021 Nelsonville/ York Christmas Basket applications can now be completed and submitted online. By going to https://tinyurl.com/y3wcpc4v, person can safely complete and submit an application. You can also scan the posted QR code to access the site on a smartphone. Anyone applying IS NOT guaranteed to receive a Christmas Basket. All applicants MUST BE RESIDENTS OF NELSONVILLE OR YORK TOWNSHIP. Applications must be submitted by December 10th. Baskets are scheduled to be delivered on December 18th starting at 08:00 am.


  • City Office Closed

    Thursday, November 25 & Friday, November 26

    Thanksgiving banner

    The City of Nelsonville announces that all City offices will be closed on Thursday, November 25, 2021and Friday, November 26, 2021, in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday. City offices will re-open for business on Monday, November 29, 2021, for regular business hours.


  • Offices CLOSED in Observance of Veterans Day

    Thursday, November 11th

    Veterans Day Banner Image

    The City of Nelsonville announces that all City offices will be closed on Thursday, November 11, 2021, in observance of the Veterans Day Holiday. City offices will re-open for business on Friday, November 12, 2021, for regular business hours.


  • Public Notice

    Effective Wednesday, November 10, 2021

    Changes to the Nelsonville Police Department and Nelsonville Mayors Court

    Jessica – Police Department and Mayors Court Clerk
    Located at the Nelsonville Police Department (Front Office)
    Address: 211 Lake Hope Dr Nelsonville Ohio 45764
    Email Address: npdclerk@cityofnelsonville.com
    Direct Office Number: (740) 300-2146

    Per Policy, all public record requests will require a 72-hour advanced notice

    Offices Hours for ALL Police Department and Mayors Court Clerk Related Duties:
    Monday through Friday 7:00AM to 3:00PM

    Office Hours for the below listed dates ONLY 12:00PM to 8:00PM
    November 10th
    November 24th
    December 15th
    December 29th

    REMEMBER - MAYORS COURT STARTS AT 6:00PM


  • Trick or Treat Rescheduled

    Now: Sunday, October 31st, 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm

    The City of Nelsonville announces that due to a scheduling conflict with a Nelsonville/York High School football play-off game on Saturday, October 30th, Nelsonville Trick-Or-Treat; Beggar’s Night has been rescheduled to Sunday, October 31, 2021, from 5:30PM to 8:00PM. Drivers are urged to use extreme caution while driving in the Nelsonville area and watch for the children during this time period.


  • Nelsonville PD K9 Fund T-Shirt Sale

    “Back the Blue….and our K9 too!”

    Made possible by the great folks at ZONEZ at The Market. A portion of each T-Shirt sold is generously being donated to the NPD K9 Fund by ZONEZ at The Market.

    Now available online at https://tinyurl.com/57ndjrm2 from ZONEZ!

    All shirts sold will be Black in Color T-Shirts ONLY! Available Sizes are as follows:

    • Youth Lg & XL $15 each
    • Adult Sm thru XL $15 each
    • Adult 2X $17 each
    • Adult 3X $18 each
    • Adult 4X $19 each

    Order Online

    Form Fillable Shirt Order Form

    Printable Shirt Order Form

    Order Forms can be obtained in the Lobby of the Nelsonville City Building located in the top opening of the Wooden File Holder. They can also be found online for ease of printing at home by going to www.cityofnelsonville.com then clicking on the tab labeled NPD K9 FUND T-Shirt Sales

    Checks/Money Orders should be made Payable to the Nelsonville Water Department (please write K9 Fund in the memo). Cash Payments will also be accepted but should NOT be mailed.

    Completed Order Forms along with payment can be mailed to or turned in to the Nelsonville Water Department located at 211 Lake Hope Dr Nelsonville OH 45764. Orders/Payments can also be placed into the Nelsonville Water Department Drop Box.

    Orders will be accepted beginning October 4, 2021, through November 15, 2021. Payment is due when the order form is turned in. For any questions, please contact the Nelsonville Police Department by calling 740-753-1736.


  • Food Cupboard Fundraiser

    Saturday, October 30th, Noon to 3 pm, Nelsonville Elks Lodge

    The Nelsonville Food Cupboard is a food pantry serving all residents of Athens County. The Cupboard is an IRS 501-c-3 charity, and your gifts are tax deductible. The pantry serves approximately 350 individuals each month.

    The Nelsonville Food Cupboard is holding a fund raiser event on October 30, 2021from 12:00PM until 3:00PM. The event will be held at the Nelsonville Elks Lodge.

    The fundraiser will be a silent auction, with a live auction and a lucky ticket (Chinese) auction.

    Remember, “Hunger is not a choice”.


  • Nelsonville 2020 Census Recount Results

    5,373 correctly placed names and addresses!

    The Nelsonville 2020 Census Recount was concluded prior to the statutory deadline on Monday, October 11, 2021. All recount enumerators have returned their books and attested to oaths and affidavits as required by the Ohio revised code. With all books and lists in hand, the count of the required material and verified to ensure no duplicates, submission errors, etc., was completed.

    After reviewing all the materials, The City Auditor has determined that there are 5,373 correctly placed names and addresses throughout the submitted documents. Auditor Sappington has stated this is more than sufficient to maintain city status. This census recount and report has formally and wholly fulfilled all requirements to challenge the original census count and proclamation under ORC 703.02-703.05. The Auditor, City Manager, and other invited individuals will turn this information into the Ohio Secretary of State's office on Tuesday, October 12, 2021.

    A big THANK YOU to: the Nelsonville community and residents and businesses, the recount enumerators and organizers Mallory Swaim, Kevin Dotson, Becky Barber, Justin Booth, and Cory Taylor, The Nelsonville Area Chamber of Commerce, Nelsonville Rotary, Texas Roadhouse, Dan Pfeiffer, Nelsonville’s rental community, Betty Jo Parsley, Nelsonville Auditor’s Office employees, the Nelsonville City Manager, The Nelsonville Police and Fire and Utility Departments and their departments heads, Athens County Treasurer Ric Wasserman, Athens County Commissioner Chris Chmiel, Athens County Prosecutor Blackburn, Nelsonville-York City Schools, Hocking College, and many others.


  • Nelsonville will recount every person!

    #recountnelsonville

    The 2020 US census showed Nelsonville’s population at only 4,612.

    Athens County’s had a 62.5 percent response rate to the 2020 US census.

    Nelsonville’s population is well above the threshold of 5,000 residents needed to qualify as a city and could potentially be as high as 6,000!

    If the community stands up and responds strongly, we have this in the bag!


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Important City Phone Numbers

  • Office: 753.1314
  • Police & Fire Emergency: 9 1 1
  • Police Non-Emergency:
    753.1922 or 753.1736
  • Fire Non-Emergency: 753.1244

Nelsonville Regional Collection System Prelim FONSI EA


2020 Water Consumer Confidence Report