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Ranked 1st best neighborhood in Columbus

"Henderson Road: The Place To Go For Deals"

- slilly3
If you like finding good shopping deals, they you will love the west side of Henderson Road. There are several outlet type stores (TJ Maxx, Mark's, etc.) along this older road, as well as locally own...
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Ranked 2nd best neighborhood in Columbus

"Country living in the city."

- TSchafer068
Hart Rd is located on the southwest quadrant of Columbus. Its far enough away from any major downtown or suburb but not too far. The houses are nice and spread out kinda far apart. You almost feel lik...
39.9318016789394 -83.0333592473476
Ranked 3rd best neighborhood in Columbus

"Seems to be very rundown"

- gcblevins
Older neighborhood, rundown houses. Very noisy traffic-wise because it's one of the longer and main streets in Columbus. A lot of empty older buildings, and looks like maybe twenty or thirty years ago...
39.9481880673608 -83.0362211668285
Ranked 4th best neighborhood in Columbus

"Located just off Broad Street"

- gcblevins
One way street, totally newly remodeled school sits right on the end, as well as Gladden Community House. One end is apartments, mail is delivered to your door, decent amount of noise from the element...
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Ranked 5th best neighborhood in Columbus

"West Broad is not so nice, East Broad is pretty nice."

- gcblevins
Lots of businesses, many restaurants, and is mostly the main drag of Columbus. Runs into downtown, and is currently the only working bridge into downtown. It runs through downtown and out to the east...
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Unranked Neighborhoods

"Right downtown for all the college kids"

- roadtripping
I visited the Ohio state university a little bit ago and this was the street where the night life is happening! S. High Street runs north and south and has all kinds of bars and restaurants on it. A...
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Far North


"Lazelle is a good alternative between Rt. 23 and Sancus and..."

- dubgolfer
Lazelle Road is a good bypass if you're north of I-270 and don't want to deal with it. You can use Lazelle to quickly get across to all the businesses surrounding Polaris Mall as well as the Chase Ba...
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Far South


"Appalachian "Main Street"--historic and on its way back up"

- CarolynOsborne
There is an old country song that was popular in Columbus in the seventies--"My Franklin County woman, on Parsons Avenue." Parsons runs from East Broad Street to way out in the country. It was the m...
39.8862308491288 -82.9799595282717

"Great shopping, great place to live, great university across..."

- CarolynOsborne
East Main Street in Bexley is a vibrant neighborhood. Bexley's library is located there and Bexley also has a good school system. Condos are being built all over the place. The police department is...
39.9554395821742 -82.9458603776342

"US-23: The Heart of Columbus"

- slilly3
US-23, going by many names along the way, will take you from WV all the way to upper OH if you want it too. In Columbus, it takes you from the ghetto to the country suburbs and every place in-between...
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"Dublin Rd/Rte 745 - Travel Between"

- JanetYas
Dublin Rd begins close to downtown Columbus, then travels north on the west side of the Scioto River. It passes through Hilliard and Dublin, and continues north to end at Rte 42 in Delaware Co. Ther...
39.9796543000966 -83.0803511369526

North Linden


"Cleveland Avenue is a long road with tons of stuff to do, Ju..."

- bucknuts920
Cleveland Ave is a long road that stretches from downtown Columbus, all the way to the outer belt of columbus known at Interstate 270. The section nearest downtown is mostly filled with big business f...
40.0319183663781 -82.9742023875065

"Borders the easton shopping center"

- roadtripping
You take the Easton Loop W. as route to find your way in and out of the Easton Shopping center. There are many shops on this street and there are many restaurants on and off of this street. I choose...
40.0295156202452 -82.9295429516683

"Olentangy River Road: A Ride Through Time"

- slilly3
A drive down Olentangy River Road is like a drive back in time. Most of the shopping centers are older, as is everything else on this road. It seems to have been developed in the 1970's to 1980's an...
40.0168071747191 -83.0262008053384

West Broad


"Georgesville Road, everything you need!"

- bucknuts920
Georgesville Road is located on the west side of Columbus. It runs just about the full length of Columbus' west side from north to south. At the intersection of Georgesville Road and West Broad Street...
39.9250911152287 -83.0984316433738

"My home for 7 Weeks a Year, GO BUCKEYES!"

- bucknuts920
Woody Hayes Drive in Columbus, Ohio is my home for seven saturdays a year. The historic "Horseshoe" is located on Woody Hayes Drive. The Ohio State Buckeyes football stadium is located on Woody Hayes...
39.9988400721587 -83.0153583161532

"Nice homes owned by families and rented by college students"

- roadtripping
I visited King Avenue when I was down at OSU. King Avenue is lined with very nice homes. Most of them are older Victorian homes, but also newer ones too. There is a a historic feel to it and it is...
39.9890037794643 -83.013174061747

"Transitional neighborhood on its way up"

- CarolynOsborne
East Welch Avenue runs between High Street and Parsons Avenue in a transitional neighborhood. The traditional residents were largely working class people who worked in the factories in the south end...
39.93258962337 -82.9906698180935

"North campus, beautiful old houses, close to some great rest..."

- CarolynOsborne
I lived on West Patterson for seven or eight years--it was one of my favorite places here in Columbus. At the time I was in grad school at OSU, so it was really convenient. I could walk to my classe...
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"Lane Ave - Scarlet & Gray"

- JanetYas
Lane Ave begins at Riverside Dr and travels east through Upper Arlington and ends at the Ohio State University campus. This is an area of beautiful, older homes, and one of the prestigious residentia...
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