Welcome to Columbus
As the capital of Ohio, Columbus is a rapidly growing city where you can live, work, and play—all in one spot. Known to locals as Cbus or Cowtown, this once small area now boasts a population of nearly one million residents, as well as a plethora of job opportunities and stunning neighborhoods.
Columbus: The Biggest Small Town in America
Columbus is so much more than just the capital of Ohio—it's home of the Buckeyes, countless international corporations, unique neighborhoods, endless attractions, and so much more. Though it may seem like a thriving metropolis, Columbus still maintains a close-knit feel that brings residents together. Whether you're cheering on the home team at a football game, having fun at a citywide event, or just scoping out everything Columbus has to offer, you'll never run out of things to do in this one-of-a-kind community.
Thinking about making a move to the Columbus area? Let's explore!
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Thinking of selling your home in Columbus or another nearby community? We can help! Learn more about listing your home with The Pacifico Group, including the tools and resources we offer our sellers, our marketing strategies, and our featured listings.
Live, Work, and Play in Columbus
Ready to shop 'til you drop? Columbus offers an eclectic mix of both locally owned retailers, as well as large shopping malls with all of your favorite stores. Easton Town Center features dozens of shops and restaurants, in addition to an on-site movie theater, outdoor concerts, and year-round events. Polaris Fashion Place attracts visitors with its specialty stores and kiddie areas. And to top it all off, the Short North's High Street was recognized as one of the “10 Great American Shopping Streets” by USA Today.
Columbus' one-of-a-kind eateries draw in foodies from across the globe. Cbus offers a unique mix of well-known favorites, five-star restaurants, and more casual fare, which means you'll have no trouble finding some new flavors to try. Popular picks include Scotty's Cafe, The Refectory, The Pearl, and Schmidt's Sausage Haus. The city's blossoming food truck scene also makes it easy to pick up food on the go—we recommend the sidewinder fries from ClusterTruck!
Looking to further your education or career? Columbus could be the place for you. This dynamic city is home to The Ohio State University and six Fortune 500 companies, as well as various retail and medical headquarters. As if that isn't already enough, residents of Columbus also have no trouble commuting into work thanks to the area's bustling public transit network (Central Ohio Transit Authority), nearby highways, and the John Glenn International Airport.
Whether you love spending time in the great outdoors or attending a community event, you'll never have a shortage of things to do when you call Columbus home. If you want to live like a local, try exploring the city's robust network of parks, pay a visit to the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, or scope out the exhibits at COSI and the Columbus Museum of Art. Be sure to check out the community's calendar of events, too—you won't want to miss a Buckeyes game or the annual Oktoberfest in German Village.
Wondering What's Around?
Our Favorite Local Picks
Columbus Zoo & Aquarium
Founded in 1927, this internationally recognized zoo is home to more than 7,000 animals and welcomes in 2.3 million visitors annually. It also has an adjacent aquarium and water park.Visit the Zoo »
Situated in its namesake historical neighborhood, this conservatory features historic buildings and a botanical garden.Get Outdoors »
North Market has been a Downtown Columbus staple for 145 years. Visit the market to pick up fresh produce and shop for local artisanal goods.Start Shopping »
Hollywood Casino is Central Ohio's only Vegas-style resort experience. Try your luck at the slots or enjoy a live musical performance.Plan a Trip »
Ready to Find Home in Columbus?
There's no place quite like Columbus, and we'd love to help you find a home in this amazing city. Contact The Pacifico Group today to learn more about the Columbus real estate market—we'd love to schedule a showing of your favorite homes or answer any questions.
Selling a home in Columbus? We can certainly help with that, too!