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Welcome to Gahanna ...

The city of Gahanna is located in Franklin County<1>.

The location of Gahanna has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

The pronunciation of Gahanna: gah-HAN-nuh<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Gahanna has a population of 35,483 people<4> (see below for details).

Gahanna is 800 feet [244 m] above sea level.<5>.

Time Zone: Gahanna lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Websites for Gahanna ...

Official Website: www.gahanna.gov/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Gahanna had an population of 35,483 people. This is an increase of 6.72% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.72% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Gahanna had a population of 33,248 people. This makes Gahanna the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Gahanna represents 0.29% of the population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 39th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 33,248 people, the population of Gahanna increased 1.88% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 32,636 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Gahanna.

Communities near Gahanna ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Gahanna.

  • Columbus [Franklin County]
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    • Columbus [Franklin County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Gahanna
    • Estimated population in 2019: 898,553 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbus<7>
  • Dublin [Franklin County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dublin have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dublin
    • Dublin [Franklin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Gahanna
    • Estimated population in 2019: 49,037 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dublin<7>
  • Grove City [Franklin County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Grove City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Grove City
    • Grove City [Franklin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Gahanna
    • Estimated population in 2019: 41,820 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Grove City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Grove City<7>
  • Westerville [Franklin County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westerville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westerville
    • Westerville [Franklin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the north of Gahanna
    • Estimated population in 2019: 41,103 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westerville<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Reynoldsburg [Franklin County]
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      • Reynoldsburg [Franklin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Gahanna
      • Estimated population in 2019: 38,327 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reynoldsburg<7>
    • Hilliard [Franklin County]
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      • Hilliard [Franklin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Gahanna
      • Estimated population in 2019: 36,534 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hilliard<7>
    • Upper Arlington [Franklin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Upper Arlington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Upper Arlington [Franklin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the west of Gahanna
      • Estimated population in 2019: 35,366 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Upper Arlington<7>
    • Pickerington [Fairfield County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pickerington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pickerington
      • Pickerington [Fairfield County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Gahanna
      • Estimated population in 2019: 22,158 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pickerington<7>
    • Pataskala [Licking County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pataskala have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pataskala
      • Pataskala [Licking County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Gahanna
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,883 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pataskala<7>
    • Worthington [Franklin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Worthington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Worthington
      • Worthington [Franklin County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Gahanna
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,692 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Worthington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Worthington<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Gahanna. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Gahanna.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Gahanna. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Gahanna.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Gahanna. See our Newspapers Page for Gahanna.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Gahanna ...

Looking for more information about Gahanna? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Gahanna, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Gahanna.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Franklin County

About Ohio

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Gahanna: www.gahanna.gov/

The official website for Franklin County: www.co.franklin.oh.us/

The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Ohio's counties, including Franklin, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Gahanna. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Gahanna.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Gahanna - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Gahanna) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Gahanna. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Gahanna

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Gahanna. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.0389, Longitude: -82.8809       In this case, the coordinates for Gahanna have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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