Land For Sale In Columbus, OH

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Buying Land In Columbus, Ohio

There are thousands of vacant lands for sale in different cities in Ohio, but Columbus stands out as one of the most satisfactory cities to buy land and the best to live in. Spoiler: the city has so many fun activities and venues for you and your family.

History

Columbus, Ohio, originated as a Native American settlement on the banks of the Scioto River. In 1812, the city was founded at the junction of the Olentangy and Scioto rivers and became the state capital. In 1816, the city began functioning as the state capital and as the county seat of Franklin County in 1824. The city was named after an Italian explorer known as Christopher Columbus and was planned to be a political center by the Ohio legislature in 1812. Instead, the city was a major center for the volunteer Union Army during the Civil War. It was home to about 26,000 troops and held up to 9,000 war prisoners at Camp Chase, now known as the Hilltop neighborhood of West Columbus. On February 10, 1816, Columbus was incorporated as a city. The state government moved to Columbus from Chillicothe, and the city later absorbed the nearby earlier settlement of Franklinton, founded in 1797. Columbus experienced growth after the Feeder branch of the Erie Canal and Ohio was opened in 1831, and the Cumberland National Road from Maryland reached the city in 1836. As a result, Columbus began experiencing major development in the 1950s. It became the largest city in Ohio and gained a lot of population by the early 1990s.

Things to do in Columbus

Parks
Are you looking for a perfect place to go on a picnic with family and friends? A hangout or a place to relax? The parks in Columbia are one of the best places to visit, and this is one of the many things in the city of Columbus that you get to enjoy when you buy land.

The Columbus Recreation and Parks Department manages 370 parks with over 13,500 acres. 370 parks? That's quite a handful of amazing parks to check out. Fun parks in the city include Scioto Audubon Metro Park, Columbus Commons, Battelle Riverfront Park, Shrum Mound, and other exciting parks.


Beaches
Sometimes all you need is to swim, go hiking, or be involved in other exciting water activities, So grab some sunscreen, pack a bag, and locate one of Columbus's best and most exciting beaches. Speaking of exciting, nearly more than 70 Ohio State Parks have public beaches.

There are lakes and reservoirs with beaches in Columbus. However, one of the most visited beaches in the city is Alum Creek State Park Beach. It is a very long and sanely beach located north of the city center of Columbus and close to the Alum Creek Reservoir. The beach provides a playground, a pavilion with picnic tables, showers, and other facilities.

For dog owners, pay a visit to Prairie Oaks Dog Beach. This beach is a lovely place to visit with your dog as there is a dog park with a large running field. Dogs are also allowed to swim on this beach. Whether you have a dog or not, the beach has several walking trails perfect for hiking.

Columbus beaches are out of this world, featuring endless oceanfront views and soft sandy shorelines. Other Magnificent beaches in the city include Deer Creek State Park Beach, Old Field Beach, Lake Hudson Beach, and Delaware State Park Beach.


Restaurants
Columbus, Ohio, is the home for all food lovers. The city boasts of having the best chefs and notable restaurants in Ohio. Dine in the city's best restaurants like The Guild House, Hofbräuhaus Columbus, The Refectory Restaurant, The Pearl, Martini Modern Italian, and other excellent restaurants.

Buying land in a place where you don't have to worry about your chances of getting a good meal is a big win.

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Location

Columbus, Ohio, is located in the central part of Ohio at the confluence of the Olentangy and Scioto rivers. It is the largest capital and city in Ohio, with a total area of 225.97 square miles. The city continues to expand in both population and geography and is one of the fastest-growing large cities in the United States. It also seems to be the fastest in the Midwest compared to other significant cities in the Midwest. The city is at the center of a metropolitan complex that includes Gahanna and Westerville (northeast), Reynoldsburg (east), Dublin (northwest), and Grove City (southwest). Other municipalities, including Upper Arlington, Worthington, Bexley, and Whitehall, are surrounded mainly by the city.

Columbus demographics

The city of Columbus is the most populated in the United States of Ohio. It garnered over 905,748 during the 2020 census held in the city, making it the 14th-most populated city in the United States and the second-most populated city in the Midwest. The metropolitan area has a population of 2,138,926 as of 2020.

The city's diverse racial makeup includes 815,985 races tallied, as some residents acknowledge multiple races. Whites are the highest, making up 61.9% of the population. Non-Hispanics come in second place, having 59.3%, while African Americans, Hispanics, and Asians make up 28.0%, 5.6%, and 4.1% of the population.

Arts in Columbus

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Museums In Columbus
If you are a person with great artistic taste, Columbus is the city you should live in, and buying land in this city would be an intelligent choice for you. The town holds a lot of cultural heritage and houses some of the best art pieces from renowned artists.

Columbus is home to the first art museum to be registered with the state of Ohio, The Columbus Museum of Art. It was founded in 1878 as the Columbus Gallery of Fine Arts, its name until 1978. The museum collects and showcases American and European modern and contemporary art, glass art, folk art, and photography.

The museum also showcases some of the most notable late nineteenth and early twentieth-century art pieces. Pablo Picasso and Juan Gris Cubist paintings, the Sirak Collection of Impressionist and Expressionist works, the Photo League Collection, the Philip and Suzanne Schiller Collection of American Social Commentary Art, and other notable art pieces that are displayed in museums in the city. In Columbus, other renowned museums you can visit include Cosi, the Orton Geological Museum, Ohio Craft Museum, Kelton House Museum & Garden, and others.


Music In Columbus
Columbus, Ohio, has a thriving music scene. The city is known as one that loves its local musicians just as much as they love the city itself. Several venues host international headliners to small local bands in Columbus. Head to bars like Rumba Cafe, The Basement, Ace of Cups, and The A&R Music Bar and enjoy the show.

If you are a music lover, Columbus' music scene is so alive that it puts you in the best mood for the day. The city is home to artists like Lexxi Allen, Micheal Feinstein, Taelor Gray, Don Howland, and many more remarkable artists.

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Schools in Columbus

Schools Columbus City Schools, which used to be known as Columbus Public Schools, was founded in 1845 and became the official school in the city of Columbus. It is also the largest district in Ohio, having over 55,000 pupils. The city does take its educational scheme seriously, and they have a good number of learning institutions around the city, from elementary to high school and college. Check out some of the best-ranked schools in the city like the Columbus College of Art and Design, Bradford School, Beechcroft High School, South High School, and others. Do you dream of graduating from one of the most prominent universities in the United States? The great Columbus is home to The Ohio State University, one of the largest universities and largest college campuses in the United States. Other prominent colleges include Columbus State University, Franklin University, Capital University, and Ohio Dominican University.

Why Columbus?

Why Columbus, Ohio?
Owning land here will be very profitable for you as Columbus, Ohio, offers everything you could desire and many attractions for family and friends. The best way to take advantage of these offers is by buying land in this iconic city.

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