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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5893 Parkbridge Lane 22-7
Dublin, OH 43016

2 beds 2 bath 1,344 sqft

1427 Myrtle Avenue
Columbus, OH 43211

3 beds 1 bath 1,069 sqft

5977 Signature Drive
Galloway, OH 43119

2 beds 2 bath 980 sqft

2717 Perdue Avenue
Columbus, OH 43211

3 beds 1 bath 1,300 sqft

1385 Idlewild Drive
Columbus, OH 43232

3 beds 2 bath 992 sqft

4149 Reynoldsburg New Albany Road
New Albany, OH 43054

8 beds 9 bath 7,929 sqft

2061 Waltham Road
Upper Arlington, OH 43221

6 beds 5 bath 4,701 sqft

$1,179,800 Price Reduced $6,800
370 Tucker Drive
Worthington, OH 43085

5 beds 4 bath 4,622 sqft

689 S 3rd Street
Columbus, OH 43206

2 beds 3 bath 2,873 sqft

$1,190,000 Price Reduced $60,000
1145 N High Street #701
Columbus, OH 43201

2 beds 3 bath 2,860 sqft

$1,125,000 Price Reduced $65,000
8117 Manitou Drive
Westerville, OH 43081

5 beds 5 bath 5,059 sqft