Introduction to Grandview Heights, Ohio
Grandview Heights, Ohio, in Franklin county, is 2 miles NW of Columbus, Ohio. The city is included in the Columbus metropolitan area. As of the 2000 census, 6,695 people lived in Grandview Heights.
Grandview Heights History
Grandview Heights was originally part of Marble Cliff, a suburb of Columbus, and became a community in 1890. It was incorporated as the "Hamlet of Marble Cliff" in 1901. Grandview Heights separated from Marble Cliff, and became an independent village in 1906. It was incorporated as a city in 1931. Before 1795, the State of Ohio was occupied by Indians who moved west later on. In 1803, Franklin County, which was originally part of Ross County, was created by Ohio State.
Grandview Heights and Nearby Attractions
- Columbus Museum of Art
- James Thurber House
- Alum Creek State Park
- Columbus Zoo & Aquarium
- Six Flags Wyandot Lake
- Columbus Topiary Garden
Things To Do In Grandview Heights
There are numerous museums near Grandview Heights, including Columbus Museum of Art, the Ohio Historical Center, and the Jack Nicklaus Museum. These museums display exhibits and memorabilia that reflect the history and culture of the region. Parks such as Alum Creek State Park, Blacklick Woods Metro Park, and Madison Lake State Park have opportunities for recreational activities like picnicking and boating. The Columbus Zoo & Aquarium, which has a variety of land and marine animals, houses a waterpark called 'Zoombezi Bay', and a golf course called 'Safari Golf Club'.
Grandview Heights Transportation
Air transportation is available from Columbus Regional Airport.
Grandview Heights Higher Education
Capital University, Devry Institute Of Technology, Columbus State Community College, and Franklin University are situated near Grandview Heights.