Located in central Ohio, Gahanna is a scenic city in Franklin County. Just a short drive away from Columbus, residents of Gahanna bask in the relaxed atmosphere of their town, while metropolitan amenities are just a short drive away.
Gahanna, the Herb Capital of the World, has been named as one of the top 100 places to live by Money Magazine and was recently named one of the best places to retire to by Black Enterprise magazine. The quaint charm and family-friendly nature of the community attracts visitors and residents to the area all the time. Situated along the Big Walnut Creek, people living in Gahanna apartments for rent can witness breathtaking views or spend the afternoon paddle boating or fishing at Creekside Park. According to statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau, roughly 33,300 people call Gahanna home.
In the 1800s, Gahanna and Bridgeport were rival towns, but soon after in 1853, Bridgeport was founded and the towns put aside their differences and merged into one. Since there was already a town in the state named Bridgeport, Gahanna became the name of the community and was incorporated in 1881.
Today, the abundance of spectacular herbs in the area has led to many businesses focusing on this resource, and it allows for diverse opportunities. From innovative wine experiences to beauty products, the area is no stranger to boutique shops and hot spots. Many residents of Gahanna rentals can also take advantage of the natural scenery on one of the many bikeways and hiking paths in the area.
Gahanna offers a rich variety of family friendly events year-round, including the two town favorites, Creekside Blues and Jazz Festival and the Holiday Lights! Parade and Season. The music festival is a favorite of many Midwesterners, boasting more than 90 hours of music on several stages.
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