Beauty has no borders. But as you drive, or walk or bike the Westerville area, you will notice signage that means a great deal to some and not very much to others. For the resident, the difference between Westerville and Genoa Township takes some explaining. For the visitor, all it means is that you have a wide variety of park space, shoreline, leisure trails and history to explore.

To learn about the history, parks and leisure trails within the city limits of Westerville, go clicking around this site and www.westerville.org. Come explore our Uptown, relax and stay in one of our beautiful hotels.

Then, visit our neighbor to the north. The peaceful, green community of Genoa (pronounced gen-OH-a) Township has its own interesting story to tell and its own welcoming charm.

According to its www.genoatwp.com, President John Adams granted deeds for land in Genoa Township to former Revolutionary War soldiers as compensation for their service. An early resident named the town after the birthplace of Christopher Columbus, Genoa, (pronounced GEN-oh-a), Italy.

Not only does Genoa Township encompass part of Hoover Reservoir and its associated wildlife areas, Mudhen Marsh and Hoover Meadows, it also features beautiful neighborhood parks and one of Delaware County’s Preservation Parks, Char-Mar Ridge.

Our two communities are connected by people, by leisure trails, by history and by a shared desire to keep the streets quiet and the parks full. Sounds like a place you’d like to be, doesn’t it?

 

 

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