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Welcome to Pataskala
Some regions simply embody the pleasantries of suburban living while keeping residents connected with big-city conveniences. It’s just one of many reasons you want to call this Licking County, OH, area home. The beauty of untouched nature, small-town charm, and comfortable living just beyond the city limits drive homeownership to this slice of Central Ohio.
The Village of Pataskala's Small-Town Charm
Ohio’s rich history is often hidden in quaint, picturesque towns like Pataskala. Founded in the mid-19th century, the town has blossomed into a haven just 20 miles east of Columbus. Rolling hills and lively green landscapes are the sights of the region’s booming agricultural history. Now, it’s an idyllic place to call home, especially if you want close access to urban life while still enjoying the fresh air of the countryside.
Live, Work, and Play in Pataskala
Shopping & dining
The Local Talent Marketplace brings a spread of locally made food, crafts, and beauty products to Downtown Pataskala every weekend. More traditional shopping can be done in nearby Reynoldsburg, or you can enjoy the specialty shops of the historic downtown district. White Feather Farms of Ohio, Inc is a quaint grocer while Ella’s Flowers & Gifts is a great place to stop for a new floral arrangement.
Pataskala serves a spread of fine eateries, including Whits Frozen Custard, Ziggy’s, Donatos Pizzeria, and the casual menu of Rusty’s Wharf.
Parks & rec
The City of Pataskala wants to keep its people outdoors and active with seven community parks. Foundation Park is the latest of them, with a one-mile trail through the woodlands, a baseball diamond, basketball court, soccer fields, playgrounds, and a fishing pond. Municipal Park, Freedom Park, Liberty Park, Citizens Park, and Volunteer Park round out a great selection of manicured outdoor spaces while the municipal pool cools things down on hot Ohio summer days.
The communities in Pataskala are served by the Licking Heights School District and Southwest Licking School District. Both districts have moderate student-to-teacher ratios of 21:1 and 20:1, respectively. Both districts have a graduation rate in the 90th percentile and students can take advantage of available resources to plan for possible futures at The Ohio State University and Ohio University.
The most common industries in Pataskala are health care and social services, retail, and manufacturing. Positions range from administrative to front-end professionals. Positions in waste management and technical services are also available. With Columbus not far from town, residents can commute into the city for a number of career opportunities in banking under names like JP Morgan Chase, aviation, logistics, steel, and insurance.
Wondering What's Around?
Our Favorite Local Picks
Pataskala Community Pool
Where everyone gathers to enjoy a refreshing dip, join the Porpoise Swim Team, or take swimming lessons.Go for a dip »
Everything you could need is Pataskala’s historic downtown, from boutique shops to delicious dining. It’s the place to be for locals.Go Downtown »
Broadview Golf Course
Designed by Jack Kidwell, Broadview offers nine holes of entertainment amongst mature trees and perfectly-manicured greens.Tee Off »
A local favorite, Rusty’s Wharf features a menu of surf and turf, from fish in a basket to sauced wings and burgers.Grab a Bite »
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