Dublin is a Central Ohio city that spans three counties and boasts two of the biggest corporations in Columbus. Located less than 20 minutes from downtown Columbus, Dublin is an Irish-inspired destination with an attraction or workplace for all ages in your family.
Dublin City Schools consists of 47 square miles in cities beyond Dublin, including Upper Arlington and Hilliard; in fact, more than 40% of students live outside Dublin. The district’s mission is to provide students “with world-class instruction and a well-rounded education” based on constant improvement. Enrollment is nearly 17,000 across 22 schools! Not to mention nearly 90% of graduates attend college!
The Professional World
Home to Cardinal Health and OhioHealth just to name two out of 4,300, Dublin is a hub for professionals of all ages, approximately 70,000 employees to be exact. 80% of residents earned at least a bachelor’s degree. With this degree and the city’s close proximity to smart and innovative businesses, people have found their way to shine successfully. To view a list of top employers operating from Dublin, please visit econdev.dublinohiousa.gov/top-employers.
The Great Outdoors
Dublin boasts 100 miles of interconnecting bikepaths and 60 parks that offer a wide variety of athletic fields, dog parks, and playgrounds, making Dublin a place that cares about the physical health and wellbeing of its residents. Parks & Recreation maintains 114 acres of parkland, which includes the skate park at Adventure and the handicapped-accessible playground at Arbor Ridge. Whether your family wants to leisurely fish at Meadowview or make waves in the splash pool at Village Green, there are hours of fun activities to participate in.
Attractions for the Family
Every year, two million people visit The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium, located nearby. Home to more than 7,000 animals, an 18-hole golf course, and a twenty-two-acre water park called Zoombezi Bay, there is something for everyone in your family to enjoy. Your family will also enjoy the Irish Fairy Door Trail, which features 10 visits to Dublin’s best retailers. Stop into each of the retail shops, find the hidden fairy door and the name of the resident fairy, and fill in your “Fairy Door Trail” passport for a free T-shirt! What better way to get out and support local businesses?