Hilliard Area Statistics
County: Franklin County
Location: Northwest Franklin County, 20 minutes from downtown Columbus, 30 minutes from the airport
Schools: Hilliard Schools, St. Brendan Catholic School, Tolles Technical Center
Utilities: Columbus Gas, American Electric Power, city water
Size: 12 square miles
Zip Code: 43026
Hilliard, Ohio Community Information
The Village of Hilliard OH became incorporated on July 13, 1869 with a population of 280 residents. Today, with a population of approximately 60,000, Hilliard is known for its close proximity to the I-270 local outer belt and easy access to well-known I-70 and I-71. Strategic location and a strong community ensure this veritable mix of small town values, contemporary homes, and local businesses will continue to have a major economic and social impact on the central Ohio region.
Ten miles northwest of downtown Columbus, the Hilliard area is bordered by the Big Darby Creek on the west, the Scioto River on the east. The area covers portions of the city of Columbus, the city of Dublin, Norwich Township and Washington Township. Affordable housing, job availability, cultural events and nearby higher-learning institutions make the Hilliard, OH area attractive to the diverse group of individuals who call this place home.
As the ninth largest school district in the state of Ohio, the Hilliard City School District serves more than 14,500 students in grades K-12 through two high schools, three middle schools, two sixth-grade schools and 13 elementary schools. The district also operates a transportation center, an administration building and combination maintenance – resource center.