Department of Transportation.
Discover the cultural and historic treasures of the Amish and northern Appalachian people as you wend through curves and over the hills of the pastoral countryside. Experience simple living and sustainability along charming country roads, taking you to a bygone era still present, manifest in the people and their lifestyle.
Getting to the Byway:
* Take I-71 northeast to OH-95. * Follow OH-95 east to Fredericktown. * Take OH-66 east to OH-5. * Follow OH-5 south to OH-55. * On OH-55 go east to Amity. * Take OH-14 east to Danville. * In Danville continue on US-62 east where the byway begins.
Navigating the Byway:
It is suggested that you enter the Amish Country Byway along the same corridor as the first Amish settlers did in 1808. * Coming from Interstate 77, the Dover exit, travel west along SR 39 where the Byway begins just past Sugarcreek/Shanesville. * Continue along 39 West, 21 miles through Berlin, and Millersburg to the intersection of SR 60 South, just past West Holmes High School on the north side of SR 39. * Turn south for 7 miles through the Village of Killbuck to US 62. * Turn left onto US 62 to Millersburg and Berlin headed east. * In Berlin continue east on US 62 approximately 7 miles to the junction of SR 515. * Turn south onto SR 515, a 5 mile drive to the Village of Walnut Creek. * The culmination of your double loop experience brings you to the junction of the territory's original buffalo path, then Indian trail, turned white-man's public road, back onto State Route 39.