Home to “The Ohio State University” and Columbus Blue Jackets NHL team, sports fans will immediately recognize the capital city of Ohio as one of America’s collegiate athletics powerhouses. The official city population is just over 787,000, making it the largest city by population in Ohio, surprisingly ahead of Cleveland and Cincinnati. As a result, Columbus is home to headquarters of 4 Fortune 500 companies. It earned the distinction of being one of America’s Best Cities according to BusinessWeek in 2012; similarly, Forbes awarded Columbus an “A” rating as one of best places to do business in America. The city itself is divided into more than a dozen unique neighborhoods, each with its own character and attractions. Arts and museum lovers will find Columbus full of hidden treasures, among them the Columbus Museum of Art, open since 1931. Welcome to “The Discovery City”!
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