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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7084 Quarterhorse Court 4-7084
New Albany, OH 43054

2 beds 2 bath 1,014 sqft

1081 Fordham Road
Columbus, OH 43224

3 beds 2 bath 1,317 sqft

3412 Main Street
Hilliard, OH 43026

3 beds 2 bath 1,473 sqft

2711 Kantian Drive
Columbus, OH 43219

3 beds 3 bath 1,939 sqft

$1,800,000 Price Reduced $367,000
4333 Hayes Road
Groveport, OH 43125

5 beds 5 bath 4,808 sqft

37 Ealy Crossing
New Albany, OH 43054

4 beds 6 bath 4,428 sqft

2628 Dorset Road
Upper Arlington, OH 43221

5 beds 5 bath 4,534 sqft

4567 Ackerly Farm Road
New Albany, OH 43054

6 beds 7 bath 5,502 sqft

$1,025,000 Price Reduced $25,000
4112 Croan
New Albany, OH 43054

5 beds 5 bath 4,485 sqft

$835,000 Price Reduced $40,000
961 Grandview Avenue
Columbus, OH 43212

5 beds 4 bath 3,057 sqft

$799,900 Price Reduced $50,000
8900 Morris Road
Hilliard, OH 43026

5 beds 3 bath 2,751 sqft