Warren, OH, is known as the "Historic Capital of the Western Reserve" because it was built upon land that was originally part of the Connecticut Western Reserve Territory. Situated just 14 miles from Youngstown, Warren is in the far northeastern corner of Ohio. The community has been important in many industries, including, most notably, steel production. If you're looking to rent an apartment in a neighborhood that offers many historical sites to explore, opportunities for outdoor recreation and an eye toward innovation, consider making this town your new home.
The town of Warren was founded in 1798 and became the county seat of Trumbull County in 1801. By the mid-1800's, the community boasted many factories, mills, stores and churches. The area was important for farming, agriculture and trade. In 1890, the neighborhood became the first to enjoy electric streetlights sponsored by the Packard Electric Company. The discovery of large amounts of coal and iron nearby lead to the development of a strong steel production industry.
Today, the community has a population of approximately 40,000. If you choose to rent a place in this neighborhood, you'll find a strong sense of community, a focus on achievement and plenty of hometown pride. The town also has a strong do-it-yourself attitude as it has persevered through economic challenges to continue to have a thriving economy.
If you're a fan of history and historical sites, you'll find plenty of places to explore just a short trip from the place where you rent. The National Packard Museum provides a place for you to learn about electricity and technology in a historical context. At the John Stark Edwards House and Museum, you can learn about the history of the area. Explore the Trumbull Art Gallery and see some works of art, paintings and sculptures created by local artists.
While you're out and about, check out the Neil Armstrong First Flight Memorial. You can also visit the Women's Park and Perkins Park and enjoy a relaxing picnic in the summer months. If you're up for a bite to eat, you can stop by the world's first two-story McDonald's restaurant.
Transportation around the Warren area is primarily by car. In nearby Youngstown, you can use the Western Reserve Transit Authority bus system. The Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport offers regional airline service to destinations in the Great Lakes and northeastern U.S.
If you've chosen to rent a place in town while pursuing a college education, you can select from many different educational institutions. The Kent State University Trumbull campus offers degree programs through Kent State University. At Eastern Gateway Community College, you can pursue an associate's degree or vocational training. The Lincoln College of Technology offers additional education and training you can use to advance your career.
The leading sectors of employment in the area include manufacturing, health care, education and government. Some of the largest employers in the community are General Motors , the Youngstown Air Reserve Base and UPMC Horizon-Shenango Valley Medical Center. The city school system and local government are also among the top ten employers in the town.