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Buckeye Lake is a small town with a community of about 3,000 people, named for the lake that makes up its southern border. Columbus is just 30 minutes west of Buckeye Lake, providing residents with the convenience of a major city just a short drive away. Residents enjoy the tight-knit community and peaceful atmosphere of living in a small, lakefront community while benefitting from major city conveniences like the airport, hospitals, dining, shopping, and entertainment venues of Columbus.
Things to Do in Buckeye Lake
Buckeye Lake is named for the 3,100-acre lake just south of the town's border, which is perfect for boating, swimming, and fishing. Buckeye Lake State Park is just a few minutes away. A 4-mile shoreline path connects the North Shore to Lieb's Island and offers a variety of areas for fishing and relaxation. Anglers enjoy fishing for perch, bluegill, crappie, largemouth bass, channel catfish, and bullhead catfish in Buckeye Lake. There are two beaches along the lake, with lifeguards on duty from Memorial Day to Labor Day each year. Picnic areas with grills are also provided, making it an easy place to stay all day when the weather is nice.
Buckeye Lake was once the location of an amusement park. You can learn more about the history of the park, and the town as a whole, at The Greater Buckeye Lake Historical Society. The museum opened in 1998 and showcases many pieces of Buckeye Lake memorabilia.
In nearby Columbus, there is plenty to do. Consider grabbing tickets to Cocktails in the Conservatory at Franklin Park Conservatory and Botanical Gardens for an elegant and memorable night out. Each event features live music and specialty cocktails that are part of a new theme. You can also visit the botanical gardens and conservatory any time throughout the week for a peaceful outing when there are no events taking place; don't forget to spend some time in the butterfly garden if you stop by during the spring!
The Columbus Zoo and Aquarium is another must-see while in Columbus. The award-winning zoo has dozens of exhibits that feature over 10,000 animals. Memberships are available so you can bring the family back all year long. For a memorable meal while you're in town, try The Guild House, which is considered one of the best restaurants in Columbus. Their menu features locally-sourced, seasonally-informed, globally-inspired fare to enjoy in an artistic and comfortable setting. They focus on hospitality and the art of food, and you as the guest are the beneficiary of both.
Center of Science and Industry (COSI) in Columbus will wow the whole family, with hands one exhibits for guests of all ages. The science center has been a part of the scientific community in Columbus for over 50 years and has new exhibits opening all the time.
Schools in Buckeye Lake
Public schools in Buckeye Lake are a part of the Lakewood Local School District. The schools feature small class sizes and above-average ratings.
There are also many private schools in the areas around Buckeye Lake, including performing arts, religious, and special education schools.
Buckeye Lake Real Estate
Homes in Buckeye Lake are more affordable than the national average, with mostly single-family homes on the market and about 60% of residents owning their homes. You will find some land available if you are interested in building a new construction home, as well. You can find a typical single-family home for about $200,000 in Buckeye Lake.
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