Ashville, Ohio: Water Tower: World's Oldest Traffic Light

Anyone passing through downtown Ashville knows that the town is the home of the World's Oldest Traffic Light, because it's painted on the town's water tower.
Address:
140 Park St., Ashville, OH
Directions:
From the center of town take Long St. north and turn west onto Station St.; or take Main St. east and turn north onto Park St. The tower is on the southeast corner of Park and Station Sts.
Save to My Sights

Visitor Tips and News About Water Tower: World's Oldest Traffic Light

Reports and tips from RoadsideAmerica.com visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

Water Tower displays Oldest Traffic Light claim.

Water Tower Honors World's Oldest Traffic Light

Ashville claims to be the home of the world's oldest traffic light, which is on display in the Small Town Museum in the center of town. The town is very proud of this distinction. In addition to the actual traffic light at the museum, the city water tower is illustrated with an image of the traffic light.

[signmanjoe, 10/17/2019]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Tree Carving of World's Oldest Traffic LightTree Carving of World's Oldest Traffic Light, Ashville, OH - < 1 mi.
World's Oldest Traffic LightWorld's Oldest Traffic Light, Ashville, OH - < 1 mi.
Ted Lewis MuseumTed Lewis Museum, Circleville, OH - 8 mi.
In the region:
Olentangy Indian Caverns, Delaware, OH - 33 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

November 15, 2019

My Sights

My Sights

Create and Save Your Own Crazy Road Trip!

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

Ohio Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Louisiana Political Museum and Hall of Fame, Winnfield, Louisiana (Nov 11-17, 2019)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from RoadsideAmerica.com. Subscribe now!
RoadsideAmerica.com Hotel & Motel Finder

Special rates for hotels.

Nearby Hotels: Ashville, Ohio

Nightly rates found:

Book Now