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 Community Overview

Genoa Township is located in the southeastern portion of Delaware County, Ohio, the fastest growing county in the State of Ohio. The Township's beautiful countryside and close proximity to Franklin County, including the City of Westerville and the City of Columbus, along with direct access to State Route 3 and easy access to Interstate 71 at the Polaris Parkway interchange, has made Genoa Township an attractive place to live.
Among the attractions in Genoa Township are Hoover Reservoir and two outstanding private golf courses: Highland Lakes Golf and Country Club and the Medallion Club. The Township's primary park is McNamara Park, a 29-acre park consisting of a large pavilion, a children's playground, soccer fields, and a walking trail. Other developed parks; include Center Green Park, Freeman Road Park, Grand Oak Park, Hilmar Park, Township Hall Park, and Genoa Township Community Gardens. 
The Township also features the Genoa Trail, a multi-purpose paved recreational trail spanning the length of the Township from Maxtown Road to Plumb Road on a former rail line. The Genoa Trail connects the Township with the City of Westerville and the Village of Galena and beyond as it serves as a portion of the Ohio to Erie Trail which connects Cincinnati, Columbus, and Cleveland.
For more information about the Township and the services offered, please contact the Genoa Township Administration Office at (614) 895-1126.

 Township Facts



  • ​Established 1816

  • 21.5 square miles

  • Population Estimate = 25,437

  • Nestled between Hoover Resevoir and Alum Creek Lake Reservoir

  • Over 190 acres dedicated to public parks and open space

  • Serviced by 3 public school districts; Westerville, Olentangy, and Big Walnut

  • Contains 3 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 1 high school

  • No income tax

  • 88+ miles of Township roads

  • Full-time police, fire, and zoning departments

  • 2 private homes and 1 earthwork mound on private property listed on the National Register of Historical Places

  • 527% growth from 1990 Census (4,053) to 2016

  • Existing Housing Stock = 8,300 homes

  • Over 48% of the community's housing stock is less than 20 years old

  • Only 3.6% home vacancy rate

  • 30.4% of residents are 18 or younger, 9.4% are 65 or older

  • Median Age = 39.8 years

  • Average Household Income = $137,244

  • Over 98% of resident adults have a high school education or higher (65.7% have a bachelor's degree or higher)