About the Area
With its ideal location near US-33, I-270, and the Rickenbacker International Airport, Canal Winchester strikes the perfect balance between big-city convenience and quiet suburban living. Just about anything residents need can be found within Canal Winchester city limits, from a historic downtown district to an industrial park, so you don't have to venture all the way to Columbus to run errands or enjoy an afternoon of fun. Those who love exploring the outdoors will especially love living in Canal Winchester — this city is just minutes from several large metro parks!
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At a Glance
Population (2016): 7,905
Growth Since 2010: 11.1%
Travel & Commute
To Columbus: 30 min.
Major Highways: I-270, US-33
Parks & Rec
225 Acres of Parkland
5 Miles of Trails
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Shopping & Dining
Canal Winchester's historic downtown has a plethora of local eateries, small businesses, and unique shops worth exploring. Grab a bite to eat at the Canal Wigwam, an iconic local restaurant that first opened for business in 1899, or try the craft beer at Loose Rail Brewing, which is located in an old industrial building.
Parks & Recreation
Several Columbus metro parks — including Walnut Woods, Chestnut Ridge, Pickerington Ponds, and Three Creeks — are within a few miles of Canal Winchester, but this city is home to a few gems of its own. Hanners Park features baseball and softball fields, Howe Pond Park has its own fishing area, and Kelley Preserve offers scenic hiking spots.
Events & Entertainment
From arts and culture to food and entertainment, Canal Winchester's annual events offer something fun for every resident. The Canal Winchester Blues & Ribfest is one of the city's most popular celebrations, drawing crowds of more than 30,000 downtown for delicious beer and BBQ staples, a full lineup of musicians, and fun activities for kids.
Canal Winchester is home to one of Central Ohio's most intriguing attractions: The National Barber Museum & Hall of Fame. Dedicated to preserving the history and art of barbering, this museum offers a rare glimpse of the signs, tools, chairs, and barber poles used by the professionals generations ago.
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