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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1029 Seymour Avenue
Columbus, OH 43206

3 beds 1 bath 966 sqft

1262 Onslow Drive
Columbus, OH 43204

3 beds 2 bath 1,152 sqft

5326 Poplarwood Road
Columbus, OH 43229

4 beds 3 bath 2,553 sqft

5688 Burntwood Way
Westerville, OH 43081

2 beds 3 bath 1,604 sqft

4001 Sheraton Court
Hilliard, OH 43026

5 beds 3 bath 2,030 sqft

$1,395,000 Price Reduced $105,000
37 Ealy Crossing
New Albany, OH 43054

4 beds 6 bath 4,428 sqft

$1,190,000 Price Reduced $100,000
8117 Manitou Drive
Westerville, OH 43081

5 beds 5 bath 5,059 sqft

141 S Dawson Avenue
Columbus, OH 43209

5 beds 5 bath 4,558 sqft

$899,998 Price Reduced $48,502
5456 Dublin Road
Dublin, OH 43017

4 beds 4 bath 3,876 sqft

$3,999,000 Price Reduced $501,000
19 New Albany Farms Road
New Albany, OH 43054

9 beds 11 bath 12,851 sqft

$2,800,000 Price Reduced $188,000
2515 Tremont Road
Upper Arlington, OH 43221

6 beds 8 bath 9,451 sqft

$1,346,500 Price Reduced $500
4089 Clairmont Road
Columbus, OH 43220

5 beds 6 bath 4,025 sqft