Franklin County, OH Real Estate

Located in the center of Ohio, Franklin County is the most populous county in the state, encompassing 544 square miles of land. The county is composed of 17 townships containing 16 cities, 10 villages, and six unincorporated communities. The county seat of Franklin County is Columbus, the state capital and most populous city in the state. Columbus serves as the center for activity and government in the county, but its surrounding communities provide a plethora of attractions and unique features. Franklin County was established on April 30, 1803, and was named after Benjamin Franklin.

Real Estate

In addition to the large number of rental properties in the neighborhood, there are a variety of homes for sale in Franklin County both historic and new.Homes in Franklin County are relatively affordable, with an average home price well below the national average.

Lifestyle + Attractions

The city’s 19 Metro Parks provide more 200 miles of trails, providing plenty of opportunities for recreation. The capital city hosts a number of prominent attractions, including the Columbus Zoo, the Columbus Museum of Art, the Wexner Center for the Arts, the Franklin Park Conservatory, and The Ohio State University. The Scioto and Olentangy Rivers run through the county, adding to the area’s natural beauty and providing many opportunities for water sports and recreation. Communities throughout the county are made more accessible by the major highways centering on Columbus, including I-270, I-71, I-70, I-670 and more.


Franklin County is home to 16 public school districts and a variety of private schools, providing plenty of options for education. Additionally, there are several institutions for higher learning in the county, including The Ohio State University, Columbus State Community College, Capital University, Franklin University, and more. There are an astonishing 50 colleges and universities within a 50-mile radius of Columbus. Healthcare facilities in Franklin County include OhioHealth, the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Nationwide Children’s Hospital, and more.

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Franklin County, OH Homes For Sale

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865 Wallinger Drive
Galloway, OH 43119

3 beds 3 bath 1,402 sqft

2669 Clime Road
Columbus, OH 43223

3 beds 2 bath 1,333 sqft

6609 Red Coach Lane
Reynoldsburg, OH 43068

4 beds 2 bath 1,988 sqft

1732 Hopkins Avenue
Columbus, OH 43223

4 beds 2 bath 728 sqft

971 Westphal Avenue
Columbus, OH 43227

3 beds 3 bath 1,669 sqft

4935 Olentangy Boulevard
Columbus, OH 43214

4 beds 4 bath 2,738 sqft

$958,000 Price Reduced $11,000
503 S 3rd Street
Columbus, OH 43215

4 beds 5 bath 2,619 sqft

544 S 6th Street
Columbus, OH 43206

3 beds 3 bath 1,920 sqft

6398 Albanese Circle
Dublin, OH 43016

4 beds 4 bath 3,378 sqft

$798,500 Price Reduced $16,500
3475 River Seine Street
Columbus, OH 43221

3 beds 4 bath 3,401 sqft

$1,369,500 Price Reduced $11,500
4099 Clairmont Road
Columbus, OH 43220

6 beds 6 bath 4,423 sqft

$1,175,000 Price Reduced $75,000
2114 Yorkshire Road
Upper Arlington, OH 43221

4 beds 4 bath 4,376 sqft

$950,000 Price Reduced $45,000
300 W Spring Street #1703
Columbus, OH 43215

2 beds 3 bath 2,486 sqft

$799,900 Price Reduced $50,000
5195 Hampton Lane
Upper Arlington, OH 43220

5 beds 6 bath 5,445 sqft

$659,900 Price Reduced $25,100
250 E Whittier Street
Columbus, OH 43206

3 beds 3 bath 1,988 sqft

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