Kenton, Ohio Real Estate

Kenton is the city of over 8000 people in northeast Ohio that brings with it a decidedly small-town aesthetic. That is what makes the Kenton, Ohio real estate so appealing and unique to home buyers - the city has all the essential stores, restaurants and other essentials you'd expect from a major center but prides itself in being able to maintain its small-town roots. The city of Kenton is just over 20 miles north of Bellefontaine and Indian Lake.

Kenton Real Estate Statistics

Average Home Price $199K
Lowest Price $45K
Highest Price $675K
Total Real Estate Listings 29
Avg. Days On Market 89
Avg. Price/SQFT $98

Property Types (active listings)

Kenton Homes for Sale

Kenton Real Estate Features a Storied Past

The city of Kenton brings with it quite a storied history. First established as a town in 1845, and later as a city in 1886, a walk through the streets of the city reveal hints to its past. The streets that surround its main square feature buildings with the distinctive red-brick frontages and roofs of colonial architecture. Of course, the classic Kenton real estate surrounds the gem and literal center of the town, the Hardin County court house that towers over everything else in the square. This area of Kenton is nationally recognized as a historic district.

As with any community its age, there are bound to be a number of stories that surround the Kenton real estate. One such story comes from the prohibition era; Kenton was once known as "little Chicago," as it would distinguish itself as a popular stopover for Chicago gangsters on their way to Kentucky to pick up contraband liquor.

Kenton Homes for Sale: An Important Regional Hub

The city has a long history as an important center for the largely agricultural economy of the surrounding rural Ohio countryside. Even today, the Kenton homes for sale play an important role as a transportation hub in its region of the state. The city is based along the shores of the Sciota River and is the crossroads for 5 important state routes.

Perhaps as a result of its position as an important transportation center in addition to a hungry population of its own, Kenton is home to a number of regionally renowned restaurants. If you are ever in the area, you can check out one of a number of local favorites including BR Bronsons, featuring a menu of home-style favorites; En Lai, delicious Chinese food; Salsa's, a taste of Mexico; or Michael Angelo's, regarded as some of the best pizza in this corner of Ohio. Check out the Kenton homes for sale and consider making this beautiful and historic small city your new home!

Please feel free to contact us to learn more about the Kenton homes for sale, or any of the surrounding communities. Zimmerman Realty Ltd. are dedicated to making your home search as easy and pain-free as possible.

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