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Area Information for New Albany, Ohio

New Albany is a family-oriented community located in Franklin and Licking counties. 

As of the 2010 Census, New Albany had a population of just 7,724 residents.

This Columbus suburb was incorporated in 1856.  Many believe that the community was named after Albany, New York. 

For the first few years of its history, the Wilkins Lumber Mill attracted residents to the area.

But the rapid growth in New Albany didn’t take place until the 1990s, when Les Wexner’s clothing line expanded.

Expansion of several major thoroughfares, including State Route 161 as well as I-270 also facilitated growth in the community.

In addition, a number of major corporations are headquartered in New Albany, including Abercrombie & Fitch and Commercial Vehicle Group. 

Earlier in 2011, Bob Evans Restaurant announced plans to relocate its headquarters to New Albany as well.

Today, New Albany is considered one of the wealthiest communities in the state.  According to recent data, it ranks 11th in the state for per capita income.

Education in New Albany

New Albany, Ohio is home to a number of nationally ranked public schools within the New Albany Plain Local School district.

The district boasts that it is the only district in Ohio in which every school has been designated a “National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence” by the U.S. Department of Education.

Things to do in New Albany

As with other communities in the greater Columbus area, New Albany is home to a number of pristine golf courses, including the Nicklaus-designed course at the New Albany Country Club.

The New Albany Links golf course, designed by Barry Serafin, is also quite renowned in the area.

At the New Albany Market Square, residents can enjoy a day downtown exploring a variety of shopping and dining venues.

And the Plain Township Aquatic Center offers residents a fun way to work out or just relax.

This Ohio community also has a strong commitment to the arts, as evident by its large number of arts-related venues and groups:

  • New Albany Symphony Orchestra
  • New Albany Ballet Company
  • New Albany branch of the Columbus Metropolitan Library
  • Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center for the Arts

And throughout the year, residents can enjoy a number of family-friendly, community-oriented events in New Albany, such as:

  • Founders Day parade and festival
  • Taste of New Albany
  • New Albany Walking Classic
  • New Albany Classic
  • And more!

Investing in New Albany, Ohio Real Estate

If New Albany sounds like the kind of Central Ohio community that would complement your family’s lifestyle well, then contact us at the Greenwell Group.

We’ll be happy to answer any questions you may have about New Albany as well as let you know about available listings in such New Albany neighborhoods as:

  • Hampstead Green
  • Hampstead Heath
  • New Albany Links
  • Tidewater
  • Upper Clarenton
  • Windsor
  • Alban Mews
  • Albany Park
  • Fenway
  • Hawksmoor
  • Lambton Park
  • Tensweep
  • Upper Brandon
  • The Preserve
  • The Woods at the Preserve
  • And others!

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