The quaint town of London, Ohio, is located just about 25 miles south of the state's capital of Columbus. With about 8,770 residents, the small community of London is perfect for anyone looking to settle down in an area outside of city limits but close to a larger metropolitan center. For those looking for London apartments for rent, there are plenty of beautiful spaces close to shopping, activities and interstates.
The town was once filled with horse drawn carriages and dirt roads and is now one of the most unique communities in the area. Although the town is rural and relaxed, residents have numerous amenities nearby, such as some of the best schools, parks, libraries, churches, hospitals and medical offices in the area.
In 2010, London was ranked No. 2 by a global safety corporation as one of the safest places to live with small children, which makes it an excellent spot for families. The estimated median home value is $115,990, and the median household income is $39,204, according to City-Data.com.
Residents of London are near Wittenberg University, located a quick 30 minute drive away in Springfield. The Lutheran-affiliated school is a liberal arts college that offers majors and concentrations in a variety of of fields, all of which incorporate a wide liberal arts curriculum.
This community has a number of events throughout the year that emulate a small-town vibe. Each year, the city celebrates Strawberry Festival, an annual event that features games and rides, free nightly entertainment and a parade. London also has the Patriotic Celebration, the county fair and the Jazz and the Rib Fest, which takes place on the first Friday of August. Every Monday after Thanksgiving, residents gather for the Olde Fashioned Christmas Celebration, which features shopping and carriage rides throughout the area.
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