Dublin, OH

"It's greener in Dublin"

Finding a place to live that’s as wonderful as this Ohio town requires a lot of luck. Just ask the Housleys, who consider it a stroke of good fortune to have lived here for 40 years.

The Dublin Shamrockettes pause the music for a quick photo. (Credit: Elaine Housley)

The town of 35,000 has a walkable downtown, an Aging in Place program for their senior citizens, and three high schools all in the top 1,000 in the country. Friendliness is at a high, the crime rate is at a low, and their planning is very forward thinking.

Stories About Dublin

The volunteering group of Dublin just had a service day helping seniors with their household maintenance. The celebration of St. Patrick’s Day hosts a huge pancake breakfast, parade, and multiple local activities, as it holds the largest Irish festival in the area.

Long time residents Phil and Elaine Housley found their pot of gold when they moved to Dublin in 1978. (Credit: Elaine Housley)