About the Area

Lancaster, Ohio is a charming city that is tucked off of the beaten path. On the drive through town, the abundance of farms, fields, and verdant landscapes speak to the area's rural roots and laid-back lifestyle, which charm visitors and residents alike. At the city's center, you'll find a bustling downtown filled with shops, restaurants, and services all packed into historic brick buildings along Main Street. Lancaster truly embodies the best of both worlds: an escape from the big city that is still close enough to access the amenities of Columbus. Welcome home!

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At a Glance


Population (2016): 39,848
Growth Since 2010: 2.8%

Travel & Commute

To Columbus: 40 min
Major Highways: US-33

Parks & Rec

23 Park Facilities
2 Community Pools
Soccer Complex

Local Schools

Lancaster City Schools

Selling Your Lancaster Home?

Because we sell hundreds of homes every year and are consistently recognized for our high-quality service, we are ranked in the top 1% of Realtors worldwide. We can help you sell your home quickly and for more money! Use these resources to get started.

Recent Lancaster Home Sales

Price Beds Baths Sqft Acres Address City Zip Sold Date
$2,500,000 4 3 (full) 1 (half) 3640 120.33 Lancaster 43130 03/24/2023
Listing courtesy of Howard HannaRealEstateServices, Kelly Abbott
$1,675,000 5 3 (full) 3 (half) 5962 57.43 1597 LUTHERAN CHURCH ROAD Lancaster 43130 11/01/2022
Listing courtesy of Red 1 Realty, Shelly R Hines
$1,250,000 5 4 (full) 4711 42.28 4495 BROOK ROAD Lancaster 43130 04/28/2022
Listing courtesy of Coldwell Banker Realty, Andrew C Gelatt
$915,000 5 4 (full) 1 (half) 6870 5.02 2300 STONEWALL CEMETERY ROAD Lancaster 43130 09/09/2022
Listing courtesy of RE/MAX Town Center, Aaron M Tobias
$915,000 6 5 (full) 1 (half) 4128 11.91 3974 WHEELING ROAD Lancaster 43130 02/27/2023
$905,000 5 5 (full) 1 (half) 7500 10.2 4505 ELECTION HOUSE ROAD Lancaster 43130 08/23/2022
Listing courtesy of Howard Hanna Real Estate Services, Kelly Abbott
$875,000 6 4 (full) 1 (half) 8200 7.14 1170 LAKE ROAD Lancaster 43130 04/21/2023
Listing courtesy of e-Merge Real Estate, Jordan E McBride
$826,382 5 4 (full) 1 (half) 6000 1.74 1503 MEADOWS DRIVE Lancaster 43130 02/14/2022
Listing courtesy of Keller Williams Greater Cols, Zachary T DeLeon
$825,000 2 2 (full) 1070 42.16 7535 REVENGE ROAD Lancaster 43130 04/15/2022
Listing courtesy of RE/MAX Revealty, Annette R Fleming
$810,000 6 6 (full) 7123 3.41 76 TARKILN ROAD Lancaster 43130 03/03/2022
Listing courtesy of Red 1 Realty, Anthony C Sarrouf



Shopping & Dining

Everything you need you can find in Lancaster! Main Street is a hot spot for local shopping and dining, while the River Valley Mall a couple of miles away has national restaurant and retail favorites all in one place.

Parks & Recreation

Take a hike along the scenic Fairfield Heritage Trail, challenge your neighbors to tennis, or cool off during the summer at one of the city's two swimming pools. With more than a dozen parks sprinkled throughout town, Lancaster promises a fun experience for everyone!

Events & Entertainment

Lancaster's annual events are a great way to celebrate the city's past, present, and future. Be sure to experience all of the community fun during the Maple Tapping Festival, Frontier Spirit 1799 reenactments, Friday night concerts, and the Pumpkin Hike.

Popular Attractions

Lancaster has dozens of interesting landmarks, but there are a few must-sees. Stop by the Ohio Glass Museum to take a glassblowing class, tour a 19th-century home at the Sherman House Museum, and browse the unique exhibits on display at the Decorative Arts Center of Ohio.

More Things to Do in Lancaster

Contact The Shaffer Team

Whether you're buying or selling a home in Lancaster, we would love to meet with you and talk about your plans. Contact us today!

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