Introduction to Bexley, Ohio
Bexley, Ohio, in Franklin county, is 3 miles E of Columbus, Ohio. The city is included in the Columbus metropolitan area. As of the year 2000 census, 13,203 people lived in Bexley.
The name of this city was suggested by Mr. Kilbounre who was an early resident. He chose this name after Bexley, England, where his family’s roots lay. It was established when the former Bullitt Park merged with the Lutheran Community of Pleasant Ridge. The area was incorporated as a village in 1908.
Bexley and nearby Attractions
- Drexel Theater
- Capital University Historic District
- Bexley Square Shopping Center
- Jeffrey Mansion
- Jeffrey Park
- Franklin Park
Things To Do In Bexley
Bexley is a beautiful and peaceful city with tree lined streets, excellent restaurants, and several art galleries. The opportunities for entertainment and relaxation are not exhausted with that because Bexley also has several parks and a community swimming pool. The Main Street has outlets offering shopping, dining, and several other entertainment opportunities.
Port Columbus International Airport is nearby.
Bexley Higher Education
There are several institutions in the neighboring areas where one can pursue higher studies. Among them are Capital University, Franklin University, and Columbus State Community College.