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Whether you’re here for a day-trip or a lifetime, it’s easy to see why Forbes Magazine named Westerville the friendliest town in Ohio and the 5th friendliest in the nation! Our people, our attractions, our historic sites, and our year-round events are sure to put a smile on your face. Our 580 acres of park land in 46 locations will give you plenty of space to stretch your legs. Westerville is, indeed, a City Within a Park and so much more!

We’re 10 miles northeast of downtown Columbus and 10 miles north of the airport. It’s an easy trip to either the Easton Town Center or Polaris Fashion Place Mall. Visit us on the Web at www.VisitWesterville.org to find our more!

Includes Cities/Towns: Columbus, Galena, Johnstown, Marysville, New Albany, Plain City, Westerville.

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   Westerville is just minutes from everything Columbus has to offer, including Ohio State Buckeye, Columbus Crew and Blue Jacket sporting events. Westerville is located just southeast of Alum Creek State Park and Delaware State Park, popular locations for boating, fishing and camping.

Within the city limits, you'll find many parks and an extensive network of leisure trails. The Uptown District is a central hub for nightlife and special events, including 4th Fridays, community block parties held on the fourth Friday or each month, April through September, featuring street vendors, extending shopping hours, live entertainment and children's activities.

Summer brings outdoor concerts each Wednesday and Sunday and on rainy days, cinemas at Polaris and Easton are just minutes away.


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Westerville has an active arts community, which celebrate various art forms with performances, gallery openings and displays. The Westerville Community Band and Westerville Symphony at Otterbein University host performances during the year and Otterbein students welcome the community at their theatre performances and concerts. Westerville also boasts an award-winning library and a rich Temperance History.

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Westerville is 10 miles north of Columbus International Airport and has limited service through the Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) buses. Rental car companies are nearby and several taxi companies service the area.

Medical Facilities


Westerville's Medical Mile is home to Mount Carmel St. Hann's Hospital, Ohio Health's Westerville Medical Campus and the many offices of general practitioners and specialists.

Climate

Monthly Temperatures / Rainfall

 Month  Low  Avg  High  Rain
 Jan  21.3  28.9  36.6  2.7 "
 Feb  24.0  32.5  41.0  2.3 "
 Mar  31.5  41.6  51.8  2.9 "
 Apr  41.4  53.4  65.3  3.5 "
 May  51.2  62.5  73.8  4.2 "
 Jun  60.4  71.5  82.7  4.4 "
 Jul  64.4  75.1  85.8  4.4 "
 Aug  62.3  73.2  84.1  3.2 "
 Sep  55.3  66.6  77.9  2.9 "
 Oct  43.4  55.0  66.5  2.7 "
 Nov  35.1  44.0  53.0  3.2 "
 Dec  25.5  32.8  40.0  2.9 "


Spring temperatures are cool with averages in the low 50's and highs in the low 60's. Nights are cold with lows in the low 40's. Summer temperatures are mild with averages in the low 70's and highs in the mid 80's. Nights are cool with lows in the low 60's. Fall temperatures are cool with averages in the mid 50's and highs in the mid 60's. Nights are cold with lows in the mid 40's. Winter temperatures are cold with averages in the low 30's and highs in the upper 30's. Nights are cold with lows in the low 20's.

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