Bainbridge, OH


The village of Bainbridge is located in Ross County, Ohio along Paint Creek and was established by General Nathaniel Massie. The village was named for Commodore William Bainbridge who served in the Battle of 1812. Bainbridge is known as the site of the first dental school in the world that was established by Dr. John M. Harris in 1828. The school is now a museum.


The village has 2,100 residents. Small, mid-sized and large homes are found in this area from older cottages to newly built two-story residences. There are many farm-style residences on acreage in this area.


Bainbridge is located near State Routes 35, 23 and 32. Interstate 71 is the closet highway.


Adena Regional Medical Center and Chillicothe VA Medical center are both located in Chillicothe.


A fews businesses and shops are available for every day needs in the heart of the village. National brand stores can be found in Chillicothe. The Tanger outlet mall in Jeffersonville also has shopping opportunities.


Rocky Fork State Park is located near Bainbridge and has a 2,000-acre lake for boating and fishing along with a scenic gorge and caves. Pike Lake State Park is also near Bainbridge and offers a campground and cabins along with a lake for boating and fishing. The village has an annual Fall Festival of Leaves during the third weekend of October. Nearby Chillicothe has many things to do including the Tecumseh outdoor drama during the summer and the Majestic Theatre and the Pump House Center for the Arts. Chillicothe is also near the Hopewell Culture National Historic Park.