About Franklin County

The second largest county located within the state of Ohio is Franklin County, which is named after Benjamin Franklin.  The county seat of Franklin County is Columbus, which is Ohio’s largest city.  The population in Columbus makes up approximately 67% of Franklin County, with the remaining from other townships and suburbs.  If you are searching for Franklin County, OH real estate then chances are good you will have plenty to choose from.  Prices of homes in Franklin County can range from $100k to the millions, depending on the neighborhood and area.

Where to Look for Real Estate in Franklin County, OH

Because Franklin County is the second largest county in OH there are several cities, townships and villages included within its boundaries.   The cities that can be found within Franklin County include:

• Bexley
• Columbus
• Dublin
• Gahanna
• Grandview Heights
• Grove City
• Hilliard
• Pickerington
• Reynoldsburg
• Upper Arlington
• Westerville
• Whitehall
• Worthington

Franklin County homes for sale can be found in any of the following townships:

• Blendon
• Brown
• Clinton
• Franklin
• Hamilton
• Jackson
• Jefferson
• Madison
• Marion
• Mifflin
• Norwich
• Perry
• Plain
• Pleasant
• Prairie
• Sharon
• Truro
• Washington

The villages which complete Franklin County, OH include:

• Brice
• Canal Winchester
• Groveport
• Harrisburg
• Lockbourne
• Marble Cliff
• Minerva Park
• New Albany
• Obetz
• Riverlea
• Urbancrest
• Valleyview

What Can Be Found in Franklin County, OH?

Pretty much anything you could want or need is located somewhere within Franklin County.  There are numerous shopping venues, restaurants, groceries, specialty shops, convenience stores, entertainment opportunities, sports activities, public libraries and so much more.  Also within the county’s borders are 3 daily newspapers, 9 television stations and 26 radio stations.  If you are planning a relocation to Franklin County, and have children, there are 343 public schools and 94 non-public schools.  For higher learning opportunities in Franklin County, there is one public university (Ohio State University – the largest in the United States), 7 private universities and colleges and one 2-year public college.

If you need to travel, there are 6 commercial airports and 1 commercial heliport within Franklin County.  Don’t worry about getting sick or needing medical attention if you become a Franklin County resident because there are 17 registered hospitals and 3,482 physicians to see you.  If you love politics then owning property in Franklin County, OH is a smart move because the area has been a focal point in OH for both the 2000 and 2004 presidential elections, as well as the 2006 midterm elections.

Now is the Time to Start Searching for Homes in Franklin County, OH

No matter if you want to be in the heart of a city or live on a farm in a rural area, both can be found within Franklin County.  The array of real estate in Franklin County, OH and varying price ranges means you can easily look for something to meet your needs and budget.  Start your Franklin County home search today with the assistance of a reliable and experienced team of real estate professionals at the Raines Group.  Contact me, Sandy Raines, an experienced Franklin County real estate agent, and let’s get started on searching for the home of your dreams.