Welcome to Westerville
Affectionately known as "A City within a Park," Westerville offers a robust variety of recreational opportunities, right outside of the state capital of Columbus. The city is nestled in the northeast corner of Ohio's fastest growing region, and it certainly has the numbers to show for it. Having underwent a growth spurt recently, Westerville boasts a 13.8% growth rate bringing it to its current population of about 37,000 residents.
What Made Westerville
With heritage dating back hundreds of years, Westerville is widely known for embracing its rich history. From having homes that doubled as stations on the Underground Railroad during the Antebellum era to serving as the national headquarters for the Anti-Saloon League during the Prohibition movement, Westerville has deep roots planted in America's history. Today, the Uptown District in Westerville is a well-preserved reminder of the city's strong stance in history, with several buildings still standing from the early 1800s.
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Live, Work, and Play in Westerville
A huge chunk of Westerville's undeniable charm has been preserved throughout its homes, some of which date back centuries to the city's origins. Whether you're wanting a new construction with little to no maintenance or a historic home that needs some extra love, you can surely find your dream home right here in Westerville. As the largest Columbus-area suburb, Westerville offers everything from classic starter homes for first-time homebuyers to executive lifestyle homes for hosting the social gatherings of your wildest imagination.
Dedicated to the development of its local economy, Westerville has a forward-thinking approach to infrastructure. The innovative city-owned WeConnect data center provides companies in the area with the most advanced technologies available, in addition to employing hundreds of IT professionals. The city's strong economic foundation supports some of America's top global brands such as JP Morgan Chase, Bank of America, and Nationwide Insurance.
Students in the Westerville area are served by the Westerville City School District, which operates three high schools, four middle schools, and 15 elementary schools for its 15,500 students. Westerville was named a Global Top 7 Intelligent Community—one of only three cities in the U.S.—partially due to the school district's Career Pathways program. This program creates new post-secondary education options by establishing clear academic paths for students in the areas of Business Logistics and Engineering and Health Careers.
Parks & recreation
Westerville is home to more than 40 parks and recreation facilities, including a top-of-the-line community recreation center. The Westerville Community Center is a playground for adults and children alike, with 145,000 square feet committed to the community coming together and getting active. From fitness rooms and a wraparound track to a climbing wall and indoor pool, this recreation center is the ideal place to get your steps in! And if you want to visit an even larger pool, then you can snag a season pass to the Highlands Park Aquatic Center.
Wondering What's Around?
Our Favorite Local Picks
Locally owned shops, idyllic bed and breakfasts, and charming homes dating back to the 19th century make Westerville's Uptown District the perfect place to visit—or stay forever!Explore Uptown »
Otterbein University is a centerpiece of the Westerville community and strongly contributes to its fun, college-town feel. Here, you can check out historic spots on campus or cheer on the Cardinals at the University's Memorial Stadium.Plan a Visit »
Inniswood Metro Gardens
A 123-acre piece of Westerville's beautifully landscaped backdrop, this natural preserve is home to more than 2,000 species of plants, a natural woodland area with walking paths, and an exclusive collection of themed gardens.Smell the Roses »
Good Vibes Winery
Located in the heart of Westerville's historic Uptown District, locals come here to savor Ohio-made wine in a good-time atmosphere.Take a Sip »
Ready to Find Home in Westerville?
There's no place quite like Westerville, and we'd love to help you find your forever home in this friendly community. Contact the Pacifico Group today to learn more about the Westerville real estate market—we'd love to schedule a showing of your favorite homes and have you experience the authentic, hometown feel here!
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