RoadsideThoughts
A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Community
Index
State
Index
Province
Index
County
Index
State
Quarters
 
Sitemap
     

Westerville, Ohio

Community
Profile
Nearby Census Genealogy
Helper
Cemeteries Tidbits &
Trivia
Local
Newspapers
TripAdvisor
Links
Interactive
Map
Other OH
Communities

















Welcome to Westerville ...

The city of Westerville is primarily located in Franklin County<1>. A portion of Westerville extends into Delaware County.

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

The pronunciation of Westerville: WEST-uhr-vil<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Westerville has a population of 41,103 people<4> (see below for details).

Westerville is 870 feet [265 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Websites for Westerville ...

Official Website:   www.ci.westerville.oh.us/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.westervillechamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Westerville had an population of 41,103 people. This is an increase of 13.8% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 16.38% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Westerville had a population of 36,120 people. This makes Westerville the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Westerville represents 0.31% of the total population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 52nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 36,120 people, the population of Westerville increased 2.27% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 35,318 people).

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

Communities Also Named Westerville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Westerville - they are located in Iowa, Nebraska, South Dakota and Tennessee.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Westerville.

Communities near Westerville ...

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

  • Columbus [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbus
    • Columbus [Franklin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Westerville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 898,553 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbus
    • 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 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Westerville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 49,037 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dublin
    • 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 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southwest of Westerville
    • 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>
  • Delaware [Delaware County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delaware
    • Delaware [Delaware County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northwest of Westerville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 41,283 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delaware
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delaware<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Reynoldsburg [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reynoldsburg
      • Reynoldsburg [Franklin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Westerville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 38,327 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reynoldsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reynoldsburg<7>
    • Hilliard [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hilliard
      • Hilliard [Franklin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Westerville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 36,534 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hilliard
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hilliard<7>
    • Gahanna [Franklin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gahanna have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gahanna
      • Gahanna [Franklin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the south of Westerville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 35,483 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gahanna
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gahanna<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.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Upper Arlington
      • Upper Arlington [Franklin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Westerville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 35,366 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Upper Arlington
      • 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 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Westerville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 22,158 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pickerington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pickerington<7>
    • Whitehall [Franklin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Whitehall have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitehall
      • Whitehall [Franklin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the south of Westerville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,926 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitehall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitehall<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 Westerville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Westerville.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Westerville. 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 Westerville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Westerville. Our list includes 20 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Westerville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Westerville ...

Looking for more information about Westerville? 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 Westerville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Westerville.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Ohio

About Franklin County

About Ohio

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Westerville: www.ci.westerville.oh.us/

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 Westerville. 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 Westerville.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Westerville - 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- Westerville) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Westerville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1241, Longitude: -82.9205       In this case, the coordinates for Westerville 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.






















 

 

 

 

 


Home
Page
Sitemap Privacy
Statement
Terms
of Use
Feedback

 

 

Copyright 2020
All Rights Reserved

Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.

If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.

This page was last modified: 22 Jul 2020