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Get to know Buckeye Lake

Buckeye Lake has long been a popular vacation destination for Central Ohioans, for day trips and summer-long sojourns. Ever since its creation in the 1800s as a reservoir to feed the Ohio and Erie canals, the lake has drawn locals to its shores, many staying in waterfront summer cottages. As the years went on, some found the lakeshore lifestyle so delightful that they chose to stay year round. Today, you’ll find a mix of primary and secondary homes in the Buckeye Lake area, which straddles three different counties, with The Village of Buckeye Lake, Fairfield Beach, Walnut Township, Millersport, and Thornville as the main towns. You’ll find many variations on lakeshore cottages here, with plenty of gabled roofs, cute porches, and contrast-colored shutters. Houses range from century-old cottages to new construction, as well as houses from every decade in between.

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“Columbus is a town in which almost anything is likely to happen and in which almost everything has,” wrote native son James Thurber. It’s true that Columbus, in its own unassuming way, has grown into a great metropolis, with something for almost everyone. Columbus is Ohio’s state capital and is also the center of Buckeye pride. Columbus is home to The Ohio State University, the state’s flagship, and the Buckeyes are a college football powerhouse. This is a town that roars on game day and if you hear someone yelling O-H, better yell back I-O. But Columbus is much more than football and the university. It’s also thriving economically, home to multinational and Fortune 500 headquarters, a flourishing tech scene with both outposts of established companies and an expanding start-up culture, and a strong manufacturing sector. Greater Columbus comprises ten counties, which includes farmland, quaint villages, lakefront living, planned communities, traditional suburbs, and grand exurbs.