Introduction to Whitehall, Ohio

Whitehall, Ohio, in Franklin county, is 6 miles E of Columbus, Ohio. The city is located in the Columbus metropolitan area. Whitehall has a population of 19,201.

Whitehall History

The land of present day Whitehall was once owned by Robert Brotherton of White Hall, England. During the late 19th century, Abram Doney purchased the land. It was gradually developed into a small farming community and was named Whitehall. It was incorporated in 1947 as a village. In the same year, the first regional shopping center of the nation was opened in Whitehall. Later in 1950, Whitehall was incorporated as a city.

Whitehall and nearby Attractions

  • Blacklick Woods Metro Park
  • Columbus Museum of Art
  • Fort Rapids Indoor Water Park
  • Motts Military Museum
  • Three Creeks Metro Park
  • Topiary Garden

Things To Do In Whitehall

You can spend your leisure at the Whitehall Branch Library exploring the history of the city. The Lamby Park, Orton-Davis Park, Norton Field Playground, and Whitehall Community Park are some of the local parks. You can shop at Great Eastern Shoppers Mart Shopping Center, Town and Country Shopping Center, and Hamilton Square Shopping Center. The Franklin Park Conservatory, Easton Town Center, and Fort Rapids Indoor Water Park are also close to the city.

Whitehall Transportation

Port Columbus International Airport can be reached within few minutes.

Whitehall Higher Education

The nearest colleges and universities are Ohio State University - Main Campus, Franklin University, and Columbus State Community College.


Total Population 18,383
Male Share of the Population 49.4%
Female Share of the Population 50.6%
Senior Citizens 10%
Employed Population 16+ 8,201
Age of the Population 33


% of people married 35.6%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 9.5%
Median Earnings25+ $26,857
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,524
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,793


Median Family Income $38,830
% Above Poverty Level 75.4%
% Below Poverty Level 24.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2%
% Using Public Transportation 5.6%


People Living Alone 35%
Median Gross Rent $764
Median House Value $86,100


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 51.1%
US/American 0%
English 3.6%
Irish 8.9%

Whitehall Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 6 miles E of Columbus, Ohio
County Franklin
Metro Area Columbus
Standard Zip Codes 43213
Phone Area Codes 614
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.977
Longitude -82.885

Whitehall Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance 0.4 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 36 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 85 F
Oct Temp 44 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38.5 inches
Distance 21.6 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 36.5 inches
Distance 25.3 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 34 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 61 to 85 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bexley 13,286 $112,773
Columbus 811,943 $54,492
Gahanna 33,786 $91,172
Groveport 5,535 $78,724
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Student/teacher ratio: 14.8

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