Heath

Zip Code: 43056

Heath is a city in Licking County, Ohio, United States, and is located approximately 30 mi (48 km) east of Columbus.

This area is known to have been populated by the Hopewell Indians through the first century CE. They built large earthworks, including ancient burial mounds which are now preserved within Moundbuilders State Memorial on the north side of the city. The Great Circle Earthwork, considered part of the Newark Earthworks, which has two other sections within the boundaries of nearby Newark, Ohio. The complex originally covered more than 3,000 acres, and was surveyed before 1850 by a team for the Smithsonian Institution.

Heath offers numerous service clubs and organizations for those interested including: 211 Pathways, American Legion (Post 771), Boy Scouts troops, Civil Air Patrol, Cub Scouts Pack (#9), Heath Girl Scouts, Heath Kiwanis, LaSertoma, Heath Lions, Marine Corps League, Mental Health America, Prevent Assault and Violence Education (P.A.V.E.), Newark-Heath Rotary, and Heath Sertoma.

In 2002, Heath celebrated 50 years since it was established. The city hosts an annual Oktoberfest celebration at the Davis-Shai House. An Independence Day celebration takes place at Geller Park on July 2, which includes food, games, live bands, and a fireworks show starting at dark. The city has 10 parks and recreation areas that are maintained by the Parks and Recreation Department. These include Heath City Waterpark, Geller Park, Beryl Dean Penick Park, Canal Lock Park, Davis Shai House, Dorsey Mill Park, Forry Preserve, Hitchcock Park, and Hoback Park. It also has a Bike Trail System that extends throughout the city.

About the schools:

District Philosophy

At Heath Schools we believe that ensuring all students learn and grow is our collective responsibility. That’s why we work hand in hand in with students, parents, community members and local businesses to create learning opportunities that enrich students’ lives today and prepare them for life after high school.

Student Learning
We prepare all students to be confident, active citizens who are independent life-long learners.

Safety
We promote a safe and nurturing environment where all students can grow emotionally, intellectually and physically.

Culture
We create a district-wide culture in which every student is actively engaged in multiple learning experiences including the arts, service and extra-curriculars.

Community
We build pride in Heath City Schools through an active partnership involving students, parents, community members and business organizations.

For more information, check out the Heath School website:

About Us (heath.k12.oh.us)

Check out the Ohio School Report card here:

reportcard.education.ohio.gov/district/overview/044115

About the Neighborhood

There are community events
Neighbors are friendly
There's holiday spirit
Great schools
Great for retirees
Car is needed
Easy commutes
Parking is easy
There are sidewalks
Yards are well-kept
Streets are well-lit
Great hospitals
Parks and playgrounds
It's quiet
It's dog friendly
Kids play outside
Walking / Hiking trails
Columbus and Central Ohio Regional MLS listings last updated May 20, 2024 9:22:pm.