The city of Upper Arlington features large homes with expansive lawns, well-maintained city parks, great schools and plenty to do. Bordering the city of Columbus on the Northwest side, this suburb is conveniently located near downtown and is one of the most desirable neighborhoods in central Ohio.

Upper Arlington is proud of its many involved citizens, businesses and civic groups who work together with the top notch local government to create a community where residents can experience superior services, endless community programs and one of the safest neighborhoods in Columbus.

Community Programs

Upper Arlington is dedicated to promoting their successful local arts programs. Not only does Upper Arlington house a public gallery that features annual exhibits at the Municipal Services Center, but residents can also enjoy both temporary and permanent public art projects around the city. Upper Arlington also dedicates time and funds to putting on excellent arts education programming in the schools, summer outdoor concerts, and the suburb’s major arts event—the Labor Day Arts Festival.


Much like the community, Upper Arlington schools are all about getting involved. Students enjoy individual attention as participants in their own education. The mission of Upper Arlington schools is to “challenge and support every student, every step of the way”. Students enjoy this personalized learning in diverse after school programs that emphasize artistic, athletic and academic pursuits. Students also enjoy custom learning advantages, unlike other schools. From elementary to high school, each Upper Arlington student has one-on-one access to a technological device that uniquely maximizes their personal learning style. Upper Arlington provides truly unique learning opportunities for each and every one of their students.

What to See and Do

Though Upper Arlington is primarily a residential neighborhood, there are many unique things to do and see in this Columbus suburb. Enjoy the Chadwick Arboretum, a 62 acre free arboretum with vast selections of native Ohio plants, perennials, tropical plants, wildflowers, woody plants, and more than 400 cultivars of annuals-it’s a nature lover’s dream. Or visit Upper Arlington’s many historical sites, like the Ohio Craft Museum for a unique gift or a visit Shrum Mound to explore some of the Native American history of the area.

Come to Upper Arlington

If you’re looking to enjoy the serenity and community of midwest living, consider a move to Upper Arlington, just outside of Columbus, Ohio. Upper Arlington has all the space, activities and community involvement to make your dream neighborhood a reality.

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