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.
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.
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.