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Dublin
Delaware County, Ohio

ZipCodes
43017

Motto
"The Heart of Ohio"



Page Contents for Dublin, Ohio

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Chamber of Commerce.

Community events.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Libraries.



Statistics & Facts

The Ohio state capital is Columbus.
The population of Dublin is approximately 22,000 (1997), 41751 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 5,918 (1990), 14984 (2010).
The amount of land area in Dublin is 45.884 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Dublin to Washington DC is 346 miles.
The distance to the Ohio state capital is 11 miles. (as the crow flies)
Dublin is positioned 40.11 degrees north of the equator and 83.13 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

20 minutes from downtown Columbus in central Ohio.
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Weather


seasonal. Call this number for weather information: (614) 281-8211
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History & History Related Items


The settlement of this area began in 1802 when Peter and Benjamin Sells, of Huntington, Pennsylvania, came to purchase 400 acres of land for their brother, John. Later, in 1808, John and his family came to live. John Sells and John Shields, an Irishman, began surveying lots in 1810. It is said that Mr. Sells let Mr. Shields name their town. He said this, after making his decision:
"If I have the honor conferred upon me to name your village, with the brightness of the morn, and the beaming of the sun on the hills and dales surrounding this beautiful valley, it would give me great pleasure to name your new town after my birthplace, Dublin, Ireland."
In 1881, Dublin was incorporated as a village. In 1970, it was still a village with only 681 residents. Great growth occurred after this time due to many factors. By 1987, the city was incorporated. Dublin's charming past may be seen when you stroll through Old Dublin. Many of these buildings are listed on the National Register of Historic Places and have been restored.
Dublin history taken from the Dublin Chamber of Commerce
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The settling of Dublin

1802

The founding of Dublin

1810

The incorporation of Dublin

(Village) 1881; (City) 1987


Attractions


Among Dublin's attractions are: The Chiller; Columbus Zoo; Mall at Tuttle Crossing; Historic Old Dublin; the Japan Festival.
For more information on these and many of Dublin's other attractions, see this attractions page.
To learn more about Dublin, call the Dublin Convention and Visitors Bureau at (800) 245-8387. See the listing for the Bureau under organizations.
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Dublin Chamber

Dublin Chamber of Commerce
129 S. High St.
Dublin, Ohio 43017
Phone: (614) 889-2001

Dublin Community Events

There are many community events taking place throughout the year in Dublin. Here are a few of them:
March
St. Patrick's Day Parade and Festivities in the Old Dublin Historic District

May/June
Memorial Tournament - Muirfield Village Golf Club

July
4th of July at Dublin Coffman High School
Arthritis Foundation Auto Show

July/August
Sundays at Scioto - at Scioto Park

August
Dublin Festival of the Arts at Coffman Park
Dublin Irish Festival at Coffman Park

November-January
Wildlight Wonderland at the Columbus Zoo in Powell

Dublin Organizations

Dublin Chamber of Commerce
129 S. High St.
Dublin, Ohio 43017
Phone: (614) 889-2001

Dublin Libraries

Columbus Metropolitan Library
Dublin Branch
75 N. High St.
Dublin, Ohio 43017
Phone: (614) 645-2170

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