Buckeye Lake

About the Area

Discover the charm of lakeside living in Buckeye Lake, Ohio—a serene and welcoming community nestled on the shores of the state's oldest reservoir. Residents enjoy tranquil neighborhoods, spacious homes with generous yards, and picturesque views that epitomize the beauty of rural Ohio. Just a short drive from Columbus, Buckeye Lake offers convenient access to major thoroughfares such as I-70, making commutes to the state capital a breeze. If you're considering living in Buckeye Lake, give us a call at 614.402.0338!

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Buckeye Lake at a Glance

Getting Around

Major Roads: I-70
Travel & Commute: To Columbus: 30-40 minutes by car.
Parks & Rec: Buckeye Lake State Park


Population: 2,599 (2023)
Local Schools: Lakewood Local School District

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Shopping & Artisanal Finds

At Buckeye Lake, shopping is more than an errand—it's an experience. Visit The Glistening Wave for jewelry that echoes the lake’s sparkle or The Nautical Nest for home accents with a splash of lakeside flair. For treasure hunters, the Buckeye Bazaar is your spot for vintage finds and local artwork that tells a story.


Outdoor Enjoyment & Activities

The shimmering expanse of Buckeye Lake itself is a playground for outdoor enthusiasts. North Shore Landing invites visitors to enjoy a day of boating, with rentals available for those who wish to skim across the lake's surface. For the anglers, Fisher's Cove is a local secret, promising a bountiful catch. On land, the Buckeye Lake Nature Preserve offers trails that meander through wetlands and woodlands, perfect for bird watchers and nature lovers to explore the area's natural beauty.

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Events & Local Traditions

Buckeye Lake's calendar is dotted with festivities that bring out the best in our vibrant community. From the explosive Winterfest to the twinkling lights of the Summer Solstice Celebration, each event is a chance to mingle and make memories. And when the leaves turn, the Fall Harvest Festival is a family favorite, with pumpkins and hayrides galore.

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Cultural Landmarks & Attractions

Step into the past at the Buckeye Lake Historical Museum, where the story of the region unfolds through exhibits on the famous Buckeye Lake Amusement Park and the area's ice harvesting industry. For performing arts enthusiasts, the Buckeye Lake Winery hosts live music nights against the backdrop of the serene lake, pairing local talent with fine wines. Not to be missed is the iconic Queen of the Lake III tour boat, offering guided historical tours on the lake's calm waters.

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Start Your Home buying Journey in Buckeye Lake

Are you eager to explore the beauty of Buckeye Lake, Ohio? The Shaffer Team is here to assist you in finding your ideal home in this wonderful community. Renowned for its unique charm, thriving atmosphere, and excellent schools, Buckeye Lake is a special place to call home.