Groveport

Groveport Ohio Real Estate Guide
Population: 5,363 est. – Franklin County

The Groveport area offers affordable living with a mix of older homes as well as opportunities for building a new home. Groveport home values remain affordable, with the average price of homes for sale around $115,000.

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Schools

Groveport Schools

Groveport Madison has 6 elementary, 2 middle, 1 junior high and 1 senior high school. In addition, the Cruiser Academy and Eastland Career Center offer high-school-age students the opportunity of an alternative education. Groveport schools received an “Excellent” rating on their district report card.

Parks & Recreation

Groveport Parks & Recreation

The Groveport Recreation Center offers a 67,000 square foot fitness facility with a gymnasium, indoor swimming pool, indoor track, 30 foot rock climbing wall, workout equipment, group fitness classes, personal training and more. The Groveport Aquatic Center is a water park with outdoor leisure and lap swimming pools, lazy river, giant slides, kiddie play area, diving boards and more.

In addition to Groveport’s many parks, nature center classes are held in Groveport’s restored Historic Log House, which is also available for public use.  Another point of interest within Groveport’s environs is the Mott’s Military Museum. The museum seeks to preserve the memory of all individuals that served in the United States Military and it is unique because it encompasses all periods of military history with all countries in which the United States has been involved.

Golf Courses

Groveport Golf Courses

The Village of Groveport also owns and operates the Links at Groveport golf course, 1005 Richardson Road, Groveport, Ohio 43125, which is open to the public for daily play. Golfers can also purchase annual memberships. For more information regarding the Links At Groveport, call 614-836-5874 or visit www.linksatgroveport.com.

Homestead Springs Golf Course is an 18 hole public golf course located in a lovely countryside setting.

The Landings at Rickenbacker Golf Course is located on the former Rickenbacker Air Force Base, at 5600 Air Base Rd, Groveport OH 43125.  Call 614-491-5000 for information.

Community Events & Attractions

Groveport Community Events & Attractions

Special events attract guests throughout central Ohio. St Patrick’s Family Day combines the finest Irish music, dancing, food and crafts for children. Annually, Easter is celebrated with Breakfast with the Bunny and an Easter Egg Hunt. On Sunday evenings from mid-May through mid-September, the Music in the Park series offers the finest in popular music through outdoor concerts held at Heritage Park. Village Independence Day brings one of the region’s largest all-day festivals, featuring musical entertainment, children’s activities, parades and fireworks. Held in late August, KidsFest is an opportunity for the youngest members of the community to enjoy a free carnival and party just for them. In September, Groveport’s Hometown Classic Car Show features the finest vehicles in the area – from vintage roadsters to today’s sports compact cars. Apple Butter Day, held each year on the 2nd Saturday in October in and around the grounds of the Village’s 1820’s log house, offers music, homemade crafts and skilled craft demonstrators. A Salute to Veterans is held annually on November 11 at Veterans Park. Holiday cheer is ushered in with the annual tree lighting ceremony across from Town Hall and an annual Holiday Dance.

Business

Groveport Business

Groveport’s growth has not been entirely residential. Industrial parks have appeared along the Route 317 corridor within the past 25 years. These businesses have not only provided jobs for residents, but also a tax base for the village.

History

Groveport History

Groveport became incorporated in April of 1847 with an approximate population of 250. The town flourished due to its proximity to the Ohio canal, settlers coming from nearby states and the establishment of the railroad in 1868. The Town Hall was completed in the Spring of 1876 and aside from recent renovations, the hall stands as originally builty in 1876. Today the building is home to the Groveport Heritage Museum, Cultural Arts Center, Art Gallery, Senior Transportation Program and provides meeting sites for individuals and civic organizations. Groveport’s boundaries changed significantly in the 1950’s and 1990’s with the addition of several subdivisions to the village. Main Street has been renovated within the past ten years with the installation of historical street lights, brick crosswalks and new sidewalks. Storm sewers and water lines were also improved.

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Community Statistics

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Groveport OH Real Estate Sales Values

#SFM Homes Sold Lowest Price Average Price Highest Price
2005 613 $30,000 $116,927 $387,585
2006 626 $16,000 $116,866 $258,916
2007 509 $23,000 $114,579 $390,000
# of Condos Sold Lowest Price Average Price Highest Price
2005 36 $68,000 $99,427 $179,700
2006 56 $25,500 $100,559 $224,410
2007 49 $38,000 $89,362 $217,000