Introduction to Reynoldsburg, Ohio
Reynoldsburg, Ohio, in Franklin county, is 9 miles E of Columbus, Ohio. The city is considered part of the Columbus metropolitan area.
This area was named after James C. Reynolds, who arrived here in 1831. He went on to become the first merchant in this area. His store served as the post office, which may be the reason why the area was named "Reynolds Burgh." It started developing rapidly after the National Road was built, and within six years, it was officially incorporated in 1839.
Reynoldsburg and Nearby Attractions
- Livingston House
- Sharon Woods Metro Park
- Blacklick Woods Park
- Turnberry Golf Course
- Truro Township House
- Walter A Tucker Nature Preserve
Things To Do In Reynoldsburg
Reynoldsburg is known as the birthplace of the tomato and it celebrates a very interesting annual summer festival dedicated to tomatoes. It is known as the Reynoldsburg's Tomato Festival and features a host of activities, all revolving around the tomato. The area also has some interesting historical sites.
The Rickenbacker International Airport is a short drive away.
Reynoldsburg Higher Education
There are several educational institutions providing higher education in and around Reynoldsburg. These are the Ohio State University, Columbus State Community College, Franklin University and Otterbein College.