Delaware Real Estate
Delaware, settled in 1808, was named for the Delaware Indian tribe. It is home of Ohio Wesleyan University, one of the top liberal arts colleges in the country. Historic flavor abounds within the city, with older homes, a historic cinema and antique stores. Also available downtown are bookstores, coffee shops, organic food stores and local restaurants and a variety of other shops. The Delaware County Cultural Arts Center offers classes in a wide range of interests.
Beginning in 1834 with the exhibition of animals and manufacturers, the Delaware County Fair has been held every year and has grown to include hundreds of exhibitors, entertainment for all, motor racing, harness racing capped off by the prestigious” Little Brown Jug” race.
Delaware City School District consists of nine highly rated schools and the Buckeye Valley School Districts has an additional five schools. There is no end of outdoor activities available for everyone. The more than twenty parks offer skating, biking, fishing, walking and hiking trails, as well as golfing, camping. An indoor recreation center is located in Mingo Park. For boating and fishing, Delaware State Park and Alum Creek State Park are just minutes away.
Also close by are attractions such as the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, Zoombzi Bay, and the Olentangy Indian Caverns. New homes are being built in this vibrant, expanding area. “All roads lead to Delaware”, or so it seems. Located at the crossroads of major highways—State routes 23; 36-37; 42; as well as I-71, Delaware is easily accessible and is just 20 miles north of Columbus.
Largest Area Employers:
- JPMorgan Chase and Co.
- Kroger Company
- Olentangy Local School District
- Delaware City School District
- Meijer, Inc.
- Ohio Health
- Ohio Wesleyan University
- American Showa, Inc.
- Cigna Health Care