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Area Information for Dublin, Ohio
Located in the counties of Franklin, Delaware and Union, Dublin is a charming community of about 41,750 residents as of the 2010 Census.
This Columbus, Ohio suburb was settled around 1802, although it wasn’t until after 1810 that it became known as Dublin, Ohio.
The community was named after one of the founder’s homeland of Dublin, Ireland.
By 1970, the community only had about 680 residents. But once Interstate 270 was constructed in the area, Dublin began to experience rapid growth.
When a couple of corporations decided to place their headquarters in Dublin – including Wendy’s International and Ashland Inc – the growth continued.
By 1987, Dublin had officially been named a city. About 5,000 residents lived there at the time.
Education in Dublin, Ohio
Residents in Dublin are zoned for the Dublin City School District, which includes a number of high-performing public schools, including:
- Thirteen elementary schools
- Sells Middle School
- Davis Middle School
- Grizzell Middle School
- Karrer Middle School
- Coffman High School
- Scioto High School
- Jerome High School
In 1996, the district gained praise in the documentary Children in America's Schools with Bill Moyers. The documentary, Dublin was named the best school district in the country.
For those seeking higher education, there are branches of Columbus State Community College and Franklin University located within the city
Things to Do in Dublin
One of the city’s major attractions throughout the year is the Memorial Tournament, which is considered a stop on the PGA Tour.
In addition, residents enjoy access to a number of golf courses in the area, including the Riviera Golf club, Tartan Fields Golf Club and the Nicklaus-designed Country Club at Muirfield.
What’s more, the city is also home to more than 1,000 acres of public park, featuring scenic bike trails, walking paths and more!
The Dublin Community Recreation Center and the Scioto River also provide recreational options for residents.
And every year, Dublin hosts a number of high-profile holiday events, including a 4th of July concert, a St. Patrick’s Day parade and the Dublin Irish Festival.
Relocating to Dublin, Ohio
This Ohio community is also well positioned within the greater Columbus area. Several major thoroughfares, including Interstate 270, U.S. Highway 33 and State Route 161, are located near Dublin.
This means that residents are always within just a short drive of several regional attractions in Columbus and beyond, including:
- Ohio State University
- Columbus Blue Jackets hockey games
- Columbus Clippers baseball games
- Columbus Crew soccer games
- Shopping and dining in downtown Columbus
- And more!
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