Pickerington Area Statistics
County: Fairfield County
Location: East of Franklin County, 25 minutes from downtown Columbus, 20 minutes from the airport
Schools: Pickerington Local School District
Utilities: Columbia Gas, South Central Power, American Electric Power
Size: 44 square miles
Zip Code: 43147
Originally inhabited by Wyandotte, Shawnee and Mingo Native American tribes, Pickerington, OH became incorporated in 1808. It is known as the “Violet capital of Ohio” because of the violets blooming in the area. Every summer, the violet festival brings an estimated 25,000 visitors to the city of Pickerington.
Newly renovated, old Pickerington Village chronicles history through its antique shops, Indian artifacts and burial mounds, History buffs would love this charming part of town. The area has plenty of recreational offerings, including 4,700 feet of bike paths, four softball diamonds, four shelter houses, two basketball courts and an amphitheater.