While Hilliard still feels like hometown America, we are just 15 minutes from downtown Columbus (the 14th largest city in the United States). So, we have something for everyone!

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Central Ohio boasts an eclectic dining scene, ranging from more than 60 regional craft breweries (including Hilliard’s own Crooked Can) to fine dining.

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Sports Fans

Hilliard prides itself on being home to plenty of youth and adult sports leagues, from youth soccer, lacrosse, and baseball to adult softball leagues.

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Family Fun

Hilliard offers fun for all ages with 25 parks, two outdoor aquatics centers, summer camps, and city-sponsored recreation and parks programs.

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Signature Events

Hilliard offers family-friendly events all year, including the Independence Day Freedom Fest featuring nationally known performers, a summer concert series, and more!

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The Arts

Central Ohio has a vibrant arts scene. Highlights include Ballet Met, Broadway in Columbus, Opera Columbus, Columbus Symphony, and Columbus Museum of Art, and much more. 

OSU University


Hilliard boasts an educated workforce and developmental opportunities. The Ohio State University, Capital University, Franklin University, Otterbein University, and more are all within a short commute.

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