On Monday, April 8, 2024, people within a 124-mile-wide band in the state of Ohio will experience a total solar eclipse.
Areas in Ohio that are outside the path of totality will experience a partial eclipse. A total solar eclipse is a rare and spectacular event. On average, one happens somewhere on the Earth only once every 1.5 years. Only 21 total solar eclipses have crossed the lower 48 states in the entire existence of the United States.
The eclipse is supposed to reach the highest totality in Mansfield at 3:12:15 p.m. Duration: 3:18, according to NationalEclipse.com.
Come Early, Stay Late
Richland County and the State of Ohio are encouraging people to come early and stay late, as there will likely be heavy traffic on the day of the eclipse (Monday, April 8, 2024). Below are helpful tabs to make your experience educational, enjoyable and safe for both residents and visitors. Download the helpful Eclipse brochure HERE.