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Westerville has grown through the years to become central Ohio’s largest suburb, but it has managed to maintain a small-town feel while preserving its physical and cultural past. Residents consider the city’s charm and its historic Uptown District to be among their favorite community attributes.
Westerville is located just 15 miles northeast of Columbus and 10 miles from the airport. This vibrant community was named America's Best Suburb to live in back in 2013 and is an oasis of trendy businesses, historic scenery, and fun family events and activities. It's friendly residents and merchants help foster it's American small town feeling that immediately makes anyone feel at home.
Home to one of the top-ranking liberal arts institutions in the country, Otterbein University, Westerville is also known for its vast parklands and 50+ mile trail system. As the birthplace of Prohibition and other important historical moments, Westerville boasts a thriving cultural arts community and is a destination not to be missed.
In addition to the appealing array of independently owned shops and award winning restaurants, Westerville makes the perfect setting for popular seasonal events and festivals. Westerville has learned that the old and the new don't simply co-exist; they create an irresistible blended charm.
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Things to do in Westerville? Eat, drink, dine, and explore uptown Westerville, an area that has changed from a traditional small-town retail zone to a shopping, entertainment and restaurant district allowing it to serve as a community gathering place. Restaurant-goers are sure to enjoy The Two-One, Eddie Merlot's, Northstar Cafe, 101 Beer Kitchen, Uptown Deli & Brew, Cardinal Pizza, Yabo's Tacos and Kitchen Social.
Shop nearby Easton Town Center or Polaris Fashion Place, two premiere indoor/outdoor shopping complexes. Head downtown to the Arena District, Columbus’s premiere entertainment district, for a Columbus Blue Jackets game, bars, nightlife, or world-class concerts at the Lifestyles Community Pavilion. Bring the family to COSI, the Center of Science and Industry and one of the most respected science centers in the nation, or to Ohio Stadium to cheer on the Buckeyes. Recharge and enjoy some self care at PLEIJ Salon + Spa, Columbus Ohio's best salon and spa. Catch a show at the Ohio Theatre, featuring over 100 shows a year and such performers as the Columbus Symphony Orchestra, BalletMet, and Broadway Across America.
In addition to a number of convenient walking/bicycling trails and neighborhood parks, Westerville boasts close proximity to a number of great unique parks in the state/county park system that make great places for working out, learning history, or just being close to nature! These include Sharon Woods, Hoover Reservoir, Alum Creek Parks, and Char-Mar Ridge Reserve.. The recently expanded Westerville Community Center is a 145,000 square foot facility that has something for everyone including: leisure and lap pool, track, gymnasium, fitness room, indoor climbing, group fitness rooms, community spaces, esports gaming rooms, indoor playground, and childcare. The facility offers programs, classes, and activities for all ages from arts to athletics, as well as fun events and activities throughout the year. The Westerville Aquatic Center is the hit of the summer and offers speed and body slide tower, a zero-entry toddler pool with a simulated-rock slide, a spray playground, lazy river and eight-lane, 25-meter pool with diving well, and plenty of lounge chairs as well as a sun sail area for shade. A concession stand is also on site, serving hot dogs, pizzas, nachos, drinks, candy, chips, frozen treats, and much more!
Employment, Sports & Education
With a strong and diverse economy, Columbus calls to job-seekers young and old looking to enhance current careers to pursue new opportunities. Top industries in Columbus include education, banking, fashion, defense, aviation, logistics, steel, energy, medical research, healthcare, and technology. Some top employers include American Electric Power, Nationwide Mutual Insurance, JP Morgan Chase, and Siemens.
Columbus is home to two professional sports teams, the Columbus Blue Jackets of the National Hockey League, and the Columbus Crew SC of Major League Soccer. However, Columbus is also home to the Ohio State Buckeyes, one of the most competitive intercollegiate programs in the nation, possibly best known for its widely-followed football team.
Westerville is a great place to live and raise a family and the city's school system plays an important role in the communities success. Westerville is a large district with over 22 schools serving the educational needs of it's students. Westerville is dedicated to educating and preparing students for leadership, service, and success as citizens in a global community. Click here for a complete list of elementary, middle, and high schools contained within the district.
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The Central Ohio lifestyle is calling — if you are ready to make Westerville home contact The Opland Group, the Columbus real estate experts at 614-332-6984 today for more information on neighborhoods and available homes for sale in Columbus.
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