About the Community of Dublin
Dublin is located in Franklin, Delaware, and Union counties and is a suburb of Columbus, Ohio. Each year in late May or early June, the city hosts the Memorial Tournament, a stop on golf’s PGA Tour. Consequently, a large number of golf aficionados choose to make Dublin their home.
Annual events include the 4th of July music event, a St. Patrick’s Day parade, and the Dublin Irish Festival, which is one of America’s largest Irish festivals.
Population of Dublin
The population was 41,751 at the 2010 census, while the Columbus-Marion-Chillicothe, OH Combined Statistical Area has 2,002,604 people. The median income for a household in the city was $72,813, and the median income for a family was $85,348.
Climate in Dublin
The region’s climate is characterized by hot, muggy summers and cold, dry winters. Winter snowfall is relatively light. The hottest temperature ever recorded in Columbus was 106 °F (41 °C), which occurred twice during the Dust Bowl of the 1930s—once on July 21, 1934, and again on July 14, 1936. The coldest temperature ever recorded was −22 °F (−30 °C), occurring on January 19, 1994. Dublin is subject to severe weather typical to the Midwestern United States. Tornadoes are possible from spring through fall.
Education in Dublin
The Dublin City School District has three high schools, four middle schools and thirteen elementary schools. As of autumn 2006, the approximate student enrollment was 13,200. In 1996, the documentary Children in America’s Schools with Bill Moyers based on the book stated Dublin as the best school district in the country. Columbus State Community College, Ohio Dominican University, and Franklin University have branches in the city.
Dublin is home to the headquarters of a number of companies, including Wendy’s, Cardinal Health, Ashland Inc., IGS Energy, OCLC, and MindLeaders. Other organizations with significant operations include Nationwide Insurance, Verizon Business, Verizon Wireless, and Tickets Galore.
- Above information courtesy of Dublin, OH Wikipedia page.