Cambridge is nestled in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in beautiful southeastern Ohio. Located at the intersection of Interstates 70 and 77, Cambridge is often called the Crossroads of America.
Cambridge, the county seat of Guernsey County, is located about 122 miles south of Cleveland, Ohio; 100 miles southwest of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; 50 miles west of Wheeling, West Virginia; and 80 miles east of Columbus, Ohio. Guernsey County is the heart of business, education, and tourism in southeastern Ohio.
The quiet, relaxed atmosphere of Cambridge is the perfect place to start your medical career and raise a family. The lovely small-town setting generates a friendliness that is unexpected in today’s world. Built on the quiet dignity of hard-working people, Cambridge boasts a superior standard of living. It’s no surprise to those who live and work here that Cambridge was chosen as one of Ohio’s Best Hometowns in 2010 by Ohio Magazine.
Our cost-of-living is much lower than major metro areas, but we’re just a short drive from big-city amenities, including museums, sports venues and more. Plus, local fairs, festivals, theater groups, and other attractions and events provide year-round entertainment for residents and tourists alike. Enjoy shopping in our historic downtown business district, retail stores located at two strip centers, or malls just a 30 minute drive away.
Cambridge is a family centered community, and there are vast opportunities for involvement and membership in organizations and civic groups for both adults and youth.
More than 40,000 people live and work in Guernsey County, nearly 11,000 of which live in the city of Cambridge. The average age is 35 years. According to the 2010 Census, our population is made up of the following demographics: