In some local publications Of is one of the cities established by sailors from Mythos. And until became a part of Pontus Kingdom it was a independent. Earlies informations about the area are from Heredotus history.
Heredotus mentions about an Amazons community in the area. And beside that Amazons community also there are other local ethnic groups. Before the nations Trabzon was belonged to Hittite, 1900s BC Hittite Empire was established.
Until 1461 (which is year of Ottoman Conquest), Colonias, Persians, Seleukos Empire, Pontus Kingdom, Roman Empire, Byzantine Empire and Trabzon Empire ruled the district. (Also to the City)