Welcome to Discovery City
Take a stroll along the Scioto Mile, head to a famous OSU football game, or check out the National Veterans Memorial and Museum, and you'll discover that Columbus is so much more than just the capital of Ohio. This thriving metropolis is considered the biggest small town in America, and there's always something exciting to explore. Here, city living comes with plenty of perks—and there are tons of fabulous homes, townhouses, condos, and apartments to choose from, too.
Ready to learn what it's like to live like a Columbus local? Here's everything you should know before you move.
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Parks & Recreation
Just because you live in the city doesn't mean you can't enjoy lush green spaces! Columbus is known for its vast Metro Parks system, which encompasses a total of 19 parks and over 27,500 acres of land and water across Central Ohio. Surrounding these fantastic parks is the Scioto Mile, the city's premiere riverfront destination. You'll find plenty of locals strolling along the Mile, and you can also enjoy scenic overlooks, plenty of open space, and the ever-popular Promenade.
Nightlife & Entertainment
Ready to have some fun? Columbus is Ohio's top entertainment destination, which means it's easy to go out and have a good time. If you want to start your weekend off right, consider getting tickets to a concert at Nationwide Arena or enjoy some drinks and games at 16-Bit Bar + Arcade. After an exciting Friday night, you'll find plenty of locals heading to Ohio Stadium to cheer on the Ohio State University Buckeyes, one of the top-performing football teams in the nation.
Even if you don't have children of your own, it's worth buying a home in a top rated school district. Luckily, you won't have to move to the suburbs to find some of the best educational opportunities in the area. Most of Columbus is zoned for Columbus City Schools, which serves over 55,000 students. Columbus is also home to The Ohio State University, the third largest university in the entire country! Many local students go on to attend OSU, where they can choose from hundreds of undergraduate and postgraduate programs.
Living in a major metro area like Columbus means you'll have access to some of the coolest events in the Midwest, so get ready to mark your calendar. You'll find plenty of Columbusites pumping up the polka tunes at the annual Oktoberfest, strutting their stuff at Fashion Week Columbus, learning more about our world at the COSI Science Festival, or ringing in the new year at First Night Columbus. No matter what you love to do, you'll surely find some fun here in Discovery City.
It doesn't matter if you're looking for your first job, getting ready for a career change, or advancing in your field—Columbus is home to a wide variety of internationally-recognized companies and research universities that can help you achieve your goals. The state government, OhioHealth, JPMorgan Chase, and Nationwide Insurance are just a few of the city's biggest employers, and they're always hiring! You can also opt to further your education or take a position at The Ohio State University, which employs nearly 40,000 people.
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Columbus at a Glance
Travel & Commute
Distance to John Glenn International Airport: 13 minutes, 8.3 miles
Distance to Dayton: 1 hour 6 minutes, 71 miles
Major Roads: OH-315, I-270, I-70, I-670, and US-33
Searching for Your Urban Dream Home?
If you're thinking about buying a home in Columbus, we'd love to give you a tour of the city's unique neighborhoods and districts. As always, we'd love to answer your questions, so just give us a call today for more information. Selling your home in the Columbus area? We can certainly help with that, too!