5 things you should know about living in Hilliard

If you’re thinking about living in Hilliard, Ohio, you’ve come to the right place. Hilliard is a suburb of Columbus, and it’s in Franklin County just across the Scioto River from The Ohio State University. Here are 5 more fast facts about Hilliard: 

  • Hilliard is located 13.7 miles from Columbus, by way of I-270. It has a population of 36,534, according to 2019 census estimates.

  • Hilliard was rated an A+ place to live and work, according to Niche.

  • Hilliard has a city atmosphere with a small-town feel. You can find a variety of coffee shops, restaurants, and parks, and it has more than 40 miles of walking, biking, and hiking trails. The parks and trails make it a great place to enjoy the fall colors and changing foliage.

  • Hilliard embraces its roots: visit the Historical Village operated by the Hilliard Historical Society and explore an 1800s-era schoolhouse, train caboose, truss bridge, and log cabin. This active non-profit organization has a mission of connecting people to the rich history of the area by preserving and presenting collections of artifacts and documents to educate and inspire current and future generations.

  • Hilliard is home to the Early Television Museum, which boasts the largest collection of working TV sets in the United States. You’ll find more than 150 televisions, including mechanical models from the 1920s, World War II-era British sets, and one of the earliest models of RCA color TVs. Check the hours before your visit: they’re open on weekends, and weekdays by appointment. They don’t charge admission but they do encourage donations. 

There are so many advantages to living in Hilliard, Ohio, not the least of which is the friendly and vibrant community at The Pointe - Hilliard Apartments. If you’re ready to explore, call (614) 876-8904 to schedule a tour and meet your new neighbors today.

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Sep 23