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New Albany, The Oldest and the Newest

New Albany, located in Central Ohio, is one of the oldest and one of the newest Ohio communities. Founded in 1837 and situated amid scenic farmland and horse pastures, New Albany offers the spirit of a rural Village while providing all the services and amenities of a metropolitan suburb.

The business district of New Albany centers around the Market Square. Shops and restaurants such as Rusty Bucket Bar and Pub, Starbucks and Chocolate Octopus Candy Co. Offer residents and visitors an eclectic shopping and dining experience.

  • Hamstead Village 
  • Hamstead Heath
  • The Preserve
  • New Albany Park
  • New Albany Links
  • North of Woods
  • Alban Mews
  • Fenway and
  • The Farms are just a few of the many subdivisions that comprise today’s New Albany. Home prices range from $190,000 to $325,000 in the moderately priced Hamstead Village development and from 350,000 to several million dollars in the Country Club developments.

New Albany’s school district consists of 26 square miles. Every school within the district has been designated a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence by the U.S. Department of Education as well as being accredited by the North Central Association of Schools and Colleges. A centrally located campus, featuring eight buildings and surrounded by a 80-acre nature preserve, provides education to approximately 3760 student in grades K-12. Teaching and administrative staff is comprised of 301 accredited professionals holding 72 Bachelor’s degrees, 219 Master’s degrees and 9 PhD’s.