Canal Winchester Area Statistics
County: Franklin County
Location: Southeastern Franklin County at Fairfield County line, 25 minutes from downtown, 20 minutes from airport
Schools: Canal Winchester Schools
Utilities: Columbia Gas, American Electric Power
Size: 5.6 square miles
Canal Winchester, Ohio Community Information
The village of Canal Winchester was established in 1811 as a stop along the Ohio-Erie Canal. Canal Winchester, OH is a growing residential and commercial community. It offers small town charm while sitting close to the city of Columbus, OH. Tennis courts, a community swimming pool, baseball diamonds and several churches are spread across Canal Winchester’s countryside.
Canal Winchester prides itself in its unique and one-of-a-kind village attractions. The Slate Run Living Historical Farm is a step back into 1880s life, presenting 19th-century farming in full operation all year long. Barber’s Museum and Hall of Fame, featured in Smithsonian Magazine, displays memorabilia from more than 150 years of barbering and the Mid-Ohio Doll museum displays thousands of antique and rare dolls.