Licking County Real Estate
About Licking County
Licking County can be found in the heart of Ohio and is adjacent to Knox County, Coshocton County, Perry County and Delaware County. This Ohio region got its name from the abundance of salt licks that were found in the area when the county was founded on January 30, 1808. It is part of the Columbus Metropolitan Statistical Area and as of 2010 had a population of 166,492.
Popular places of interest in Licking County include the Blackhand Gorge State Nature Preserve, Ye Olde Mill in Utica where Velvet Ice Cream is made, the Heisey Glass Museum, and the Longaberger Basket Facility.
High school sports have been popular in Licking County for many years. The Ohio state title for high school baseball has been won by Licking County High School every year since 2002. That same year two other Licking County schools won state titles, Newark Catholic High School and Heath High School.
Home buyers looking for a pleasant community to relocate to should check out the homes currently for sale in the Licking County area. There are several homes available that feature modern amenities and stylish architectural design both inside and out.
Licking County Real Estate
Buyers hoping to move to a neighborhood in Licking County have several single family residential homes to choose from in the area. Choose from one of the many luxury style homes in the area or purchase a vacant lot and build your custom dream home. There are four and five bedroom homes in Licking County that feature spacious rooms, modern design and breathtaking views. A majority of the homes in the area were built in the 2000’s and feature floor plans that are over seven thousand square feet.
Beautiful two story homes contain all the modern amenities you can imagine including high quality hardwood floors, floor to ceiling windows, large family rooms, gourmet kitchens, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances that are all energy star certified, leather furnishings, separate dining rooms, and additional rooms that may be used for a home office, rec room, or den.
Many of the homes in Licking County are on spacious plots of land that feature large fields or meadows, which are perfect for horses or livestock. Homes with backyard ponds and garden areas are available, as well as homes that feature a spectacular view of the Ohio countryside.
Things to do in and around Licking County
There are several things to do in or around Licking County. Residents of the area take part in a variety of cultural and recreational activities. For outdoor enthusiasts, there are several walking and hiking trails in the area to keep you busy.
The Works in Licking County is an interactive museum where visitors of all ages can take part in hands-on activities and educational displays. This is the perfect attraction for children of all ages to play and learn more about the world around them.
Residents of the area may also want to check out a live concert at the local Historic Midland Theatre or cool off during the summer by visiting the CoCo Key Water Resort.
Schools near Licking County
Students who live in Licking County attend schools that are a part of the Licking Valley Local School District.
- Licking Valley Elementary School
- Licking Valley Middle School
- Licking Valley High School
- Newark Catholic High School