OHIOFrom the shores of Lake Erie, to the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains in the Hocking Hills region, Ohio’s landscape is the perfect palette for tourists. Its beauty found in rock cliffs, gorges, lakes, and valleys make it perfect for a nature enthusiast, meanwhile its many cultures and ethnicities draw in people from a number of different backgrounds.
Ohio’s geographical area covers 44,825 square miles (116,096 square kilometers) and its well developed highways connecting the Northeast to the Midwest are frequently used for cargo and business. The Northern Border is mostly defined by Lake Erie allowing for numerous seaports. Meanwhile the Southern border lies on the Ohio River. Ohio has an extensive park system perfect for camping, fishing, and birdwatching. The state also contains more than 800 golf courses.
The population of 11,544,951 is composed of many different cultures and ethnicities found in “pocket districts” such as the German Village in Columbus and Little Italy in Cleveland. These cultural neighborhoods are infused with delicious foods and authentic art, making them a hotspot for an array of cultures and identities. Additionally, Ohio has a number of major attractions including the National Museum of the United States Air Force, Cleveland's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Indian burial grounds at the Mound City Group National Monument in Chillicothe, Perry's Victory International Peace Memorial, Canton's Pro Football Hall of Fame, and the homes of presidents Grant, Taft, Hayes, Harding, and Garfield.
Beyond its thriving culture and major attractions, Ohio is also one of the nation’s industrial leaders, ranking third in the value of manufactured products. It is heavily populated with Fortune 500 businesses and more than 60 Ohio-based corporations are considered by Fortune Magazine to be the largest public companies by revenue in America. Together, they generate $504.9 million in annual revenue. Cincinnati, Cleveland and Columbus have a large number of businesses including Proctor & Gamble, Nationwide Mutual Insurance Co., and Kroger. Two of Ohio's cities are on the top 100 highest income places in the US: Hunting Hills in Greater Cleveland (#7) and The Village of Indian Hills in Greater Cincinatti (#43).
Columbus is the capital of Ohio and its most populated city and is known for its historic neighborhoods. Columbus’s Victorian Village has dozens of three-story Victorian brick, Italianate, and Tudor homes. Meanwhile, Franklin County has become one of the most expensive areas of the city.
Located in southwestern Ohio, tucked away in the hills of the Ohio River Valley is Cincinnati. Cincinnati has fifty-two neighborhoods. Larger, more expensive homes are found in the hills overlooking the city. Over the Rhines is a historic, but recently revitalized neighborhood with nineteenth century architecture and boasts one of the oldest farmers markets, the Findlay Market. Cincinnati has been ranked one of the top 10 places to work and live by Fortune Magazine.
Cleveland, situated on the shores of Lake Erie, is a modern city with a combinative atmosphere. It blends the charm and lure of a Midwestern city with the hustle and bustle of an East Coast metropolis. As home to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Playhouse Square, Case Western Reserve University, the nationally renowned Cleveland Orchestra, Cleveland Museum of Art, and the West Side Market, Cleveland is a cultural gem. Famous Clevelanders include the Food Network chef Michael Symon, Hector Boiardi (known as Chef Boyardee), poet Langston Hughes, actor Drew Carey, actress Halle Berry, singer-songwriter Tracy Chapman, the 20th U.S. President James A. Garfield, comedian Arsenio Hall, and former baseball pitcher Cy Young.
Other cities in Ohio known for their luxury properties include Hunting Valley, Bentleyville, Kirtland Hills, Gates Mills, and Waite Hill. Ohio’s natural landscape opportunities, alongside rich culture and economy offer something for every background and its plentiful luxury properties supply options for every desire.