Union County has an established housing base including a number of homes built in the 1800’s and early 1900’s in the downtown areas of Marysville, Plain City, Richwood, and Milford Center and on farms and rural estates located throughout the county. New developments built over the last ten years offer numerous residential lots and homes mostly in Marysville, Plain City, Milford Center, Darby Township, and Jerome Township. With average new home prices around $150,000, Union County offers some of the most affordable housing in the Columbus metropolitan area. Whether you want to live in a community with small town charm and hospitality, in the country with room to roam, or somewhere in between, Union County offers something for everyone.
Marysville is well known for its narrow tree-lined streets and has been dubbed “the shaded community.” Historic and established homes are conveniently located near the Uptown area, which boasts various retail and specialty shops, restaurants, and professional and government offices. Over the last ten years, Marysville has experienced a large amount of residential growth including Adena Pointe, Ashton Meadows, Gables at Green Pastures, Green Pastures, Greenwood Colony, Hickory Run, Keystone Crossing, The Legends, The Links, Mill Valley, Milford Estates, Milford View, Northwoods, The Oaks, Scott Farms, Shepherds Landing, Village of Timber Lakes, Walker Meadows, and the Woods at Mill Valleydevelopments. New multi-family developments include the Bridgewater Apartments, Lakeside Apartments, Links Apartments, and Watkins Glen Apartments.
Richwood, Plain City, Milford Center
Richwood, Plain City, and Milford Center offer more historic homes, with some Victorian-era homes located near the downtown areas. Plain City has recently experienced residential growth with developments including Carriage Estates, Copperfield, Country Place, Darby Estates, Eagles Landing, The Meadows, Oak Grove, Plain City Commons, Willow Creek Subdivision, and Willow Bend Subdivision. Jerome Township has seen the development of California Woods, Taylor Fields, and the Woods at Labrador while Darby Township has welcomed Autumn Ridge and Pleasantview. A new residential golf community, Tartan Fields West offers high-end homes in Jerome Township while Jerome Village, a 2,200 unit planned community, will begin construction in 2009. Autumn Ridge, California Woods, Green Pastures, Woods at Mill Valley, Woods at Labrador, and Walker Meadows offer higher-end and executive housing opportunities.
Various farms and homesteads are located throughout rural Union County. Homeowners can enjoy beautiful rolling hills and creeks in the southeastern and eastern regions of the county, or gently rolling prairie lands in the northern and western regions.