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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1050 Saint Agnes Avenue
Columbus, OH 43204

4 beds 3 bath 1,965 sqft

999 Memories Lane Lot 111
Westerville, OH 43081

4 beds 3 bath 2,970 sqft

3134 Quiet Brook Vale Lot 179
Columbus, OH 43231

4 beds 3 bath 2,315 sqft

373 Lombard Road
Columbus, OH 43228

3 beds 1 bath 1,053 sqft

6849 Valkenier Parkway Lot 118
Westerville, OH 43081

3 beds 3 bath 1,728 sqft

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

4 beds 6 bath 4,428 sqft

$1,275,000 Price Reduced $50,000
2121 Clifton Avenue
Bexley, OH 43209

4 beds 5 bath 3,951 sqft

4918 Gillingham Way
Dublin, OH 43017

5 beds 5 bath 3,714 sqft

$499,900 Price Reduced $25,100
1078 Bryden Road #6
Columbus, OH 43205

2 beds 3 bath 2,110 sqft

$464,900 Price Reduced $5,000
3665 Schirtzinger Road
Hilliard, OH 43026

4 beds 3 bath 2,264 sqft