Spotlight on Powell, Ohio

Tucked away in a suburb of the state capitol just north of Columbus in Delaware County. is Powell, Ohio earned a spot on the list of CNN/Money Magazine’s “Best Places to Live” in the United States: Powell, Ohio. The City of Powell has been recognized by a number of outlets for the top-notch community and available resources to those in it.

FACT: Powell earned the title of one of the best places to live based on job growth, quality of education, low crime rate and large access to leisure activities.


Powell residents belong to the Olentangy Local School District which offers:

  • 15 Elementary Schools

  • 5 Middle Schools

  • 3 High Schools

All 3 high schools currently hold an “Excellent” rating by the Ohio Department of Education.

Things To Do

Powell, Ohio might be north of Downtown and out of the city nightlife but there is plenty to do in this growing town. Here are just a few nearby attractions..

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The Columbus Zoo

Consistently rated #1 or #2 of the best Zoo in the country, the Columbus Zoo is just minutes from Powell.

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Zoombezi Bay Water Park

Right next to the Zoo, Zoombezi Bay offers a 22 acre water park with 17 state of the art water slides, a wave pool, lazy river, private cabanas, and plenty of fun for the little ones.

Safari Golf

Yes, another attraction right next to the Zoo! 18 holes on 140 acre of mature golf course designed by legendary golf course architect Michael Hurdzan.


Olentangy Indian Caverns

Formed millions of years ago by the tremendous force of an underground river cutting through solid limestone rock, the Olentangy Indian Caverns today offer an exciting excursion into ancient Indian lore with a maze of beautiful winding passages and spacious underground rooms. There is evidence that the Wyandotte Indians used these caverns as a haven from the weather and from their enemies, the Delaware Indians. One of the large rooms contains “Council Rock”, used by the Wyandotte’s for tribal ceremonies.

Explore these caverns and their history right here in Powell, Ohio.

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