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Franklin County, New Home Communities

What do you look for when deciding where you want to settle? For some, affordable housing, good schools, shopping, recreation and most importantly, accessibility is key. These are the very things that make the city of Franklin a great place to live, work and raise a family.

Other than the Miami River, which flows through the city, Franklin enjoys close proximity to several major highways, making movement in and out of the city fast and easy. The city occupies a total area of 9.4 square miles and boasts a variety of parks and other recreational areas. Several state parks are also close by, allowing residents of all ages to access and enjoy a wide variety of outdoor activities.

Franklin is a haven for the culture enthusiast, courtesy of its many cultural attractions; the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra and the Dayton Philharmonic Orchestra are some of the attractions that enrich the entertainment scene in Franklin city. Others include the Cincinnati Art Museum, the Wright Patterson Air Force Museum and the Dayton Art Institute, among other attractions.

Unlike many cities of its size, Franklin city boasts a great sense of community. Residents come out to mingle and socialize during the colorful river day festival, held on Labor Day, each year since 1980. Several other crowd pulling activities and events take place here every year.

Franklin city is a great to start and grow your business courtesy of its educated workforce and the many incentives offered by the city. This city offers top quality education and has some of the best schools in Ohio, resulting in a highly educated workforce.

Franklin city offers a wide variety of affordable housing options compared to other cities its size and also reports lower crime statistics. Residents are assured of a safe and secure environment to live, play and work.

With nineteen master planned communities available by such veteran builders as Westport Homes and MI Homes, you are sure to find a home that suites your budget and taste. You may consider Upper Abbey West, Summit Ridge, Asbury Heights or Dorchester to name just a few.



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    Franklin County Communities

    Canal Cove by Westport Homes of Columbus

    Canal Cove by Westport Homes of Columbus in Columbus Ohio
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    Westport Homes of Columbus in Canal Winchester, OH

    From $247,990 - $338,990

    7026 Cannon Dr. Canal Winchester OH 43110
    Canal Winchester, OH 43110

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    27 homes match your search

    Retreat at Warner by M/I Homes

    Retreat at Warner by M/I Homes in Columbus Ohio
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    M/I Homes in Westerville, OH

    From $296,900 - $449,900

    5497 Camlin Place East
    Westerville, OH 43081

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    8 homes match your search

    Crossings at Rocky Fork by Centex Homes

    Crossings at Rocky Fork by Centex Homes in Columbus Ohio

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    Centex Homes in Westerville, OH

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    Westerville, OH 43081

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    6 homes match your search

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    Hunters Glen by Maronda Homes

    Hunters Glen by Maronda Homes in Columbus Ohio
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    Maronda Homes in Canal Winchester, OH

    From $225,900 - $262,900

    7576 Bullseye Drive
    Canal Winchester, OH 43110

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    15 homes match your search

    Parkwood by M/I Homes

    Parkwood by M/I Homes in Columbus Ohio

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    M/I Homes in New Albany, OH

    From $506,900 - $580,760

    7570 Clark State Road
    New Albany, OH 43054

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    9 homes match your search

    Mulberry Grove by Maronda Homes

    Mulberry Grove by Maronda Homes in Columbus Ohio

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    Maronda Homes in Obetz, OH

    From $164,200 - $202,300


    Obetz, OH 43207

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    Preston Hollow by M/I Homes

    Preston Hollow by M/I Homes in Columbus Ohio
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    M/I Homes in Westerville, OH

    From $257,900 - $349,720

    5984 Corta Bella Road
    Westerville, OH 43081

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    18 homes match your search

    Heritage Preserve by Fischer Homes

    Heritage Preserve by Fischer Homes in Columbus Ohio
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    Fischer Homes  in Hilliard, OH

    From $288,990 - $624,990

    Audubon Ave.
    Hilliard, OH 43026

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    40 homes match your search

    White Ash by Fischer Homes

    White Ash by Fischer Homes in Columbus Ohio

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    Fischer Homes  in Canal Winchester, OH

    From $176,990 - $227,990

    Marissa Street
    Canal Winchester, OH 43110

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    7 homes match your search

    Nottingham Trace by Pulte Homes

    Nottingham Trace by Pulte Homes in Columbus Ohio

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    Pulte Homes in New Albany, OH

    New Albany Condit Road
    New Albany, OH 43054

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    3 homes match your search

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    Top New Home Cities in Franklin County

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    City Communities Average New Home Price
    Delaware 12 $324,416
    Pickerington 9 $293,130
    Pataskala 8 $275,083
    Westerville 8 $336,964
    Galena 7 $388,490
    Canal Winchester 7 $240,420
    Powell 6 $332,087
    Dublin 6 $369,087
    Plain City 5 $423,084
    New Albany 5 $348,501
    Sunbury 5 $237,544
    Blacklick 4 $422,720
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