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Come Home to Columbus

Ohio’s capital city has it all. From historic communities and suburban living to college crowds and nightlife, Columbus is a friendly Midwestern town with metropolitan style. The city is renowned for its leading technological companies, vast academic resources, thriving industry and eclectic mix of entertainment, dining and shopping.


  • Consistently honored as one of the most livable cities in the nation
  • A unique blend of distinct communities, diverse neighborhoods and downtown living
  • A hometown feel with big-city amenities
  • The 15th largest city in the United States


  • Innovative, attractive and business-friendly community
  • A leading center for scientific information distribution and technology advancement
  • A top-10 high-tech and top-25 bio-tech city


  • Sports enthusiasts can choose from a variety of professional and collegiate sports
  • The Arena District offers some of the city’s most delectable eateries and nightspots
  • Three urban districts – German Village, Short North and Brewery District – provide unique opportunities to shop, dine and explore
  • Columbus has three historic downtown theaters – Ohio Theatre, the Palace Theatre and the Southern Theatre
  • For the family, the Columbus Zoo and Aquarium and the Center for Science and Industry offer a variety of educational and entertainment activities

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