Economic Development

THE LAY OF THE LAND

Want to know where key items of interest are located around the city? These maps will help you quickly familiarize yourself with the metro area, sites of importance, types of transportation and much more. 

Colleges and Universities Colleges and Universities near Columbus, Ohio - learn more

Columbus Metro Area The Columbus metropolitan area consists of the counties of Franklin, Delaware, Licking, Madison, Pickaway and Fairfield.  Current population estimate is approximately 1.8 million people. - learn more

500 Mile Radius Columbus is at the crossroads of interstate highways I-70 and I-71, connecting to the Interstate grid. The area has more than 140 trucking companies, 30 of which offer nationwide service.  - learn more

Fortune 1000 Companies Columbus is headquarters to at least 14 Fortune 1000 companies. In addition, firms such as NetJets, Chase, Kroger, Anheuser-Busch and many others have major facilities in the area. - learn more

Industrial Parks Industrial parks in and around Columbus, Ohio. - learn more

NCR Areas The Neighborhood Commercial Revitalization (NCR) program offers technical assistance, loans and matching grants, capital improvements and planning services in conjunction with the established business association in six commercial areas surrounding downtown. - learn more

Proximity by Air Columbus is served by Port Columbus International Airport, which currently offers over 150 non-stop flights to 33 cities.  Eleven major carriers provide direct flights to locations such as Atlanta, Chicago, New York, Miami and Las Vegas. - learn more

Transportation by Rail Columbus' excellent location allows the city to be a major logistics and distribution center. The region has access to excellent rail and air service, making Columbus your best option for distribution. - learn more