About Westerville, Ohio Real Estate
Westerville, once known as “The Dry Capital of the World”, is a city in Franklin and Delaware counties in the U.S. state of Ohio. The population was 35,318 at the 2000 census. In the early days before the town’s incorporation, Westerville was connected to Columbus by a plank road with a toll of ten cents. Today, Westerville borders Interstate 71 and Interstate 270, expressways that connect it with Columbus and other suburbs. The land that is today Westerville was first settled around 1810. In 1818, Matthew, Peter, and William Westervelt, settlers of Dutch extraction, migrated to the area from New York. Westervelt donated land for the construction of a Methodist church in 1836, and the settlement was subsequently named in the family’s honor.
Looking for Westerville, Ohio Real Estate?
The Westerville, Ohio real estate market is comprised of single-family neighborhoods and condominiums. Downtown Westerville has some great boutique shops and restaurants and is located near Otterbein College. You can find homes and condos currently available in the Westerville, Ohio area on this page.
What’s Going on in and Nearby Westerville, Ohio?
The town center, home to many locally-owned stores and boutiques, is referred to as “Uptown Westerville”. The storefronts along State Street are mainly the original architecture. Westerville was ranked #15 on Money magazine’s list of the Top 100 Best Places to Live in 2009 and ranked #46 on the list in 2007. Its great neighborhoods and location to good school and shopping make Westerville, Ohio real estate a great choice to buy.