Hilliard, Ohio is a busy, bustling, active town with a large and diverse population. In 2010, there were an estimated 28,435 people calling Hilliard home, and that number has continued to grow. Hilliard is equipped with all of the resources to allow you and your family to live, work, and play happily, as it is located just west of downtown Columbus and is surrounded by some of the most charming cities in Ohio. And, with an award winning school district, you can be sure that you and your children will be surrounded by some of the best and brightest at every turn.
Hilliard, Ohio started out as a 10-acre plot in 1852 and was originally called Hilliard’s Station because of it’s place along the railroad route between the Piqua and Indiana Railroad station. In 1869, Hilliard became incorporated and had a population of 280 residents. Since then, the first railroad station has been decommissioned, but has been restored and is a local attraction as part of Hilliard’s Historical Weaver Park. Today, Hilliard has a much larger population and offers countless amenities to residents and visitors, but still retains it’s original small-town charm. For more information on the history of Hilliard, you can contact the Northwest Franklin County Historical Society, located at 4162 Avery Road, or by phone at 614-777-4852.
Live, work, and play:
With an average walk-score of 35, Hilliard is rated as a car-dependent city, but you don’t have to drive far to find great food, great shopping, or great fun! For instance, Tuttle Mall is just one exit north of Hilliard on I-270, and features a great array of shops and restaurants. One of the most impressive and distinctive things about Hilliard is the community’s dedication to recreation and the celebration of all residents. With countless events taking place throughout the entire year, Hilliard has something to offer people of all ages and interests. Here are just some of the many upcoming events for Hilliard, Ohio:
Senior Center Garage Sale
The area seniors have been busy cleaning their attics and garages. Come see what they have found!
Friday, April 19
9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
3810 Veterans Memorial Dr.
Saturday, April 20
Informational tables (rain barrel, rain garden and composting)
Green Power Alternative Display (GPAD) from the Electrical Trade Center
Animals from Ohio Wildlife
Tree Planting Ceremony
Watch for more details!
Please join us for the Grand Opening of the Heritage Trail Dog Park
Saturday, April 27
10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Featuring: Vendors, displays, games, activities, refreshments, Chris Cakes, and more!
Parking is limited. Pick up the Park and Bark Shuttle in the Giant Eagle Parking Lot
Whether you’re looking to move or just looking to visit, you’ll be sure to find everything you could ever need or want in Hilliard, Ohio.
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