Columbus, Ohio, and the surrounding Central Ohio community is a sprawling outlay of different neighborhoods and cities. Within the city of Columbus, it’s often easiest to identify specific areas by zip code. This page was designed to be a resource for those that are looking for housing in the Columbus area but are unfamiliar with all of the zip codes.
Columbus Zip Code Map
Here is an interactive Google map that has all of the zip codes pinned.
Columbus Zip Codes by Area
|ZIP Code||ZIP Code Name|
|43214||Columbus - Clintonville|
|43222||Columbus - Franklinton|
|43232||Columbus - Eastland|
|43240||Columbus - Polaris Area|
Columbus Zip Code FAQs
Here are the most frequently asked questions about Columbus area zip codes.
What is the zip code for Downtown Columbus?
There are several zip codes that makeup what many people would consider “downtown”. However, the main downtown zip code of Columbus is 43215.
What is the zip code for German Village?
German Village is primarily located in the 43206 zip code. 43206 also encompasses Schumacher Place, Southern Orchards, and parts of Merion Village and the Brewery District.
What is the zip code for the Short North?
The Southern portion of the Short North shares the same zip code, 43215) as Downtown Columbus. The Northern portion of the Short North is represented by 43201.
What is the zip code for Ohio State?
The Ohio State University campus is primarily located in the 43210 zip code. However, many students live in surrounding zip codes including 43201, 43202, 43212, and 43214 among others.
What are the best zip codes in Columbus?
It’s impossible to say what is best for everyone. It is going to depend a lot on what is important to the individual, such as shopping, walkability, schools, low crime, distance to work, etc. The best way to start looking would be to identify the price ranges of different areas and which are affordable. Then begin to determine which area correlates the best with your needs.