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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6155 Pelican #104
Columbus, OH 43081

2 beds 2 bath 1,260 sqft

3712 Carnforth Drive
Columbus, OH 43221

4 beds 3 bath 2,196 sqft

820 Mcdonell Drive
Columbus, OH 43230

3 beds 3 bath 1,536 sqft

3635 Kirkwood Road
Columbus, OH 43227

3 beds 3 bath 1,370 sqft

3666 Harbin Drive
Westerville, OH 43081

4 beds 2 bath 1,608 sqft

37 Ealy Crossing
New Albany, OH 43054

4 beds 6 bath 4,428 sqft

6661 Dale Drive
Dublin, OH 43017

3 beds 5 bath 2,362 sqft

$595,000 Price Reduced $14,500
1337 Hunter Avenue
Columbus, OH 43201

3 beds 3 bath 2,214 sqft

$549,500 Price Reduced $25,400
1221 Mccleary Court
Columbus, OH 43235

5 beds 4 bath 4,076 sqft

$479,000 Price Reduced $20,500
9077 Moors Place
Dublin, OH 43017

4 beds 5 bath 3,137 sqft

$1,342,000 Price Reduced $500
7029 Hanbys Loop
New Albany, OH 43054

5 beds 5 bath 3,835 sqft