Franklin county is located in central Ohio and is the home county for the state capital, Columbus
, which is also the county seat. The county population on July 1, 1999, was 1,027,821, an increase of 66,384 over the 1990 census.
Nearly 300 sites, buildings and other structures in the county are listed in the National Register of Historic Places including Fort Hayes, German Village, the Capt. Edward V. Rickenbacker House and the James Thurber House in Columbus, the Groveport Log Houses in the southeast county area and Towers Hall on the campus of Otterbein College in Westerville just north of Columbus.
Other Ohio Counties nearby:
(Jeffersonville) Ashtabula County
(Urbana) Champaign County
(Springfield) Clark County
(Lisbon) Columbiana County
(Delaware) Delaware County
(Lancaster) Fairfield County
07/01 Coming to The Columbus area
Clay Alliance Spring Pottery Fair Cincinnati OH May4 The Clay Alliance Spring Pottery Fair is a combination of nearly 50 local clay artisans who exhibits and sells their unique ceramic creations.
Smokin' on the Water - BBQ Festival By The Lake Liberty IN May4-5 Arts, Crafts, and Antiques of all kinds are permitted and desired. Lawn Equipment, Golf Carts, Personal Mobility Devices, Home Healthcare Products, ATVs, RVs, Vehicles, Boats, Outdoor Cooking Equipment, and Sporting Goods are also permitted and desired.
CincItalia the Cincinnati Italian Festival Cincinnati OH May17-19 Come early and be dazzled by CincItalia's Italian Auto Show and enriched by our traditional Italian Statue Procession.
Park Street Festival Columbus OH June7-8 So many Food Trucks, so little time! Bringing you the best & most diverse food trucks in all of Ohio, all in one place!
Italian American Summer Festival Berea OH June28-30 Bocce tournament, dancing with live entertainment at the Cuyahoga County Fairgrounds.
Dayton Celtic Festival Dayton OH July26-28 Shop with our merchandise vendors for everything from Celtic souvenirs to the finest products imported from Ireland, Scotland, and Great Britain. Eat drink and be merry in our authentic Celtic food court.