Worthington is located in the center of the state at Ohio’s crossroads – the intersection of U.S. State Route 23 and State Route 161 and affords easy access to all parts of central Ohio. A suburb of Columbus, it offers all of the attractions and conveniences of a big city combined with the charm of small town living. The historic district of Olde Worthington has brick sidewalks lined with specialty shops galore along High Street. The Olde town area also hosts events on the village green and The Worthington Farmers Market, Central Ohio’s largest farmers market, boasting more than 70 vendors from Columbus and the surrounding areas.
Worthington was one of the Midwest’s first planned communities, blending commerce, residential life, education and faith. Founded in 1803, the city reflects its dignified New England heritage with authentic brick sidewalks leading to the central village green where many of the City’s original commercial buildings and churches still stand proud.
Worthington City Schools is one of the top school districts in the Columbus, Ohio area. It serves more than 9,000 students and consistently earns the highest ratings on the state’s school district report cards. Its student-focused educational programs are continuously recognized as some of the best in the state. Private schools in Worthington include; Worthington Christian, Worthington Adventist Academy and Saint Michael School.