Dating back to 1809, Westerville lies 10 miles outside of Columbus and is home to 37,000 residents. Westerville has been rated by Columbus Parent readers as the best place to raise a family in Central Ohio. Westerville is known as Tree City USA with nearly 20,000 street trees. The town is home to 41 separate parks and recreational facilities. Westerville is a fun, safe, and beautiful place to live.