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Overview of Lancaster

The city of Lancaster is located in central Ohio, approximately 27 miles southeast of Columbus. The city is situated in Fairfield County and considered part of the Columbus metropolitan area. Lancaster apartments for rent offer an attractive option for joining approximately 40,000 residents living across 18.84 square miles of land.

Lancaster's prime location is alongside major road Route 33 and next door to Fairfield County Airport. For international air travel, Rickenbacker International Airport in Columbus is roughly 40 minutes northwest of Lancaster.

Living in Lancaster, OH

The land on which Lancaster is located today was previously inhabited by Native American tribes, and their defeat at the Battle of Fallen Timbers in 1794 and the signing of the Treaty of Greenville in 1796 made the area safe for European settlement. Colonel Ebenezer Zane of Wheeling founded Lancaster on November 10, 1800, and it was incorporated as a town in 1831.

Lancaster offers its residents with family-friendly suburban and rural living. The town is situated in a region of rich agriculture, and many farms pepper the land, from swine to dairy and beef cattle farms. Mt. Pleasant is a well-known landmark in Lancaster; it is a striking rock formation that rises 300 feet above the surrounding plain, providing a stunning view of the town. The average household size is 2.32 people.

Lancaster Attractions and Special Events

Visitors as well as those living in Lancaster apartments have many attractions to enjoy and take advantage of, including numerous historical sites and important landmarks. The Fairfield County Fairgrounds are located at the foot of the rising Mt. Pleasant, founded in 1850, encompassing 65 acres and annually hosting the oldest fair in Ohio.

Visitors can also head to Rising Park, a municipal park surrounding the base of Mt. Pleasant. The park is known for its picturesque setting and is often referred to as the most beautiful park in Lancaster. There is a well-maintained pond for fishing and feeding ducks, a large playground for children, shelter houses for get-togethers and a trail that leads up to the top of Mt. Pleasant.

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Lancaster, OH 43130

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Columbus, OH 43219

$875 - $995

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Columbus, OH (Northeast Columbus, Somerset)

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$875 - $995

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Columbus, OH 43212

$949 - $2379

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Columbus, OH (Grandview Heights)

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$949 - $2379

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Pickerington, OH 43147

$714 - $1112

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Pickerington, OH (South Columbus)

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$714 - $1112

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Columbus, OH 43110

$795 - $1505

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Columbus, OH (Schirm Farm, South Columbus)

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$795 - $1505

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Canal Winchester, OH 43110

$753 - $1169

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Canal Winchester, OH (Independence Village, South Columbus)

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$753 - $1169

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Reynoldsburg, OH 43068

$814 - $1251

2 Beds1 Bath

Reynoldsburg, OH (South Columbus)

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$814 - $1251

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Columbus, OH 43217

From $545

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Columbus, OH (North Rickenbacker, South Columbus)

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Reynoldsburg, OH 43232

$965 - $1035

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Reynoldsburg, OH (East Columbus, Livingston - McNaughten)

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$965 - $1035

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Blacklick, OH 43004

$790 - $1856

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Blacklick, OH (East Broad, East Columbus)

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$790 - $1856

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Columbus, OH 43207

$475 - $665

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Columbus, OH (Milbrook, South Columbus)


$475 - $665

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Columbus, OH 43209

From $659

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Columbus, OH (Berwick, East Columbus)


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Bexley, OH 43209

$599 - $799

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Bexley, OH (East Columbus, Sheridan Park)

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$599 - $799

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Grove City, OH 43123

From $762

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Columbus, OH 43206

$995 - $1695

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Columbus, OH (Brewery District, South Columbus)

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$995 - $1695

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Columbus, OH 43215

$1045 - $2045

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Columbus, OH (Brewery District, South Columbus)


$1045 - $2045

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Columbus, OH 43230

$898 - $1425

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Columbus, OH (Preserve South)


$898 - $1425

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Columbus, OH 43219

From $752

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Columbus, OH (Bridgeview, Northeast Columbus)

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