Zanesville is the perfect embodiment of Hoosier small towns, located in northeastern Indiana and to the southwest of Fort Wayne in Allen County. It’s a peaceful small town, but there is still so much here for the residents to do. Because of its prime location right outside of the larger city of Fort Wayne and near Interstate 69 and Interstate 469, Zanesville is ideal for commuters looking for a quiet place to escape to after a day's work in the city.
Our real estate agents are experienced and knowledgeable when it comes to Allen County and Wells County. Homes for sale in Zanesville offer great value and plenty of features in general, and there are certainly some hidden gems around here that offer you things you can’t find anywhere else. Our Zanesville realtors can help answer your questions and get you started in the hunt for the perfect home, so contact us with your questions to get started. Whether you are just getting started or know exactly where and what you want to buy, our Zanesville realtors are here to help.
Zanesville has a rich history as a community. Over the years homes have been built in a variety of styles and throughout many different periods, so there are numerous homes for sale in Zanesville in a range of sizes, price ranges, and designs. Whether you are looking for a big home on a larger property or something more modest, our Zanesville realtors can help you find it. Even the most affordable homes here are well located and offer all of the charms of the town.
Zanesville may be a small town, but it keeps you close to everything. The town is conveniently located near Interstate 69 and Interstate 469. Its proximity to Fort Wayne makes it easy to go there to run errands, take advantage of amenities, or commute there for work. Other nearby highways include US-24, US-224, and US-33. Indianapolis is a little less than two hours away; Chicago is three hours away; and Detroit is a little less than a three-hour drive.
Zanesville has many shopping and dining options to offer residents. You can find a mix of restaurants that will leave you with several great eating choices. Dining options include pub grub, grilled local meats, and pizza. The town also has retail options when you have shopping to do. You can get necessities like groceries and car repair as well as gifts and trendy items. Most of the shopping and dining in Zanesville centers around the intersection of the three main roads that run through town.
If you are unable to find what you are looking for in Zanesville, Fort Wayne is a short drive away. You can go there to run errands, to shop at a big city mall, or to find more specialized food. Other nearby towns and cities in the area include Ossian, North Oaks, Huntington, Bluffton, Decatur, and Monroeville. Zanesville allows you to take advantage of the perks of small town living while still having easy access to a big city and other nearby communities for anything you can't get in Zanesville.
Zanesville residents are never low on opportunities. They can take advantage of the numerous green spaces and parks in the town including Zanesville Lions Park. There are several creeks, ponds, and lakes in and around Zanesville including The Eight Mile Creek that runs along its southern boundary if you’re looking to relax or maybe do a little fishing.
The town is surrounded by natural beauty and recreational opportunities. Kil-So-Quah State Recreation Area, Lost Bridge State Recreation Area, Mt. Hope State Recreation Area, Dora New Holland State Recreation Area, and Salamonie State Park are nearby. Red Bridge State Recreation Area and Miami State Recreation Area on Mississinewa Lake are slightly further afield. Ouabache State Park is also nearby.
Zanesville offers various community events and programs throughout the year.
Zanesville is a small town, but there are still plenty of business and career opportunities nearby. Whether in Zanesville itself, a neighboring town, or Fort Wayne, you should have no problem finding jobs in this area. Zanesville has retail and entrepreneurial jobs as well as agricultural jobs. The biggest areas of employment in Zanesville are manufacturing, services, information, transportation, warehousing, retail trade, accommodation, food services, and wholesaling.
Wherever you buy a home in Zanesville, you’ll have easy access to the whole town and the nearby cities where residents also typically find work. Tell our Zanesville realtors about your specific career paths and needs so they can help find a home that is in the ideal location for you. The town has excellent transportation routes and is easy to get around the region.
Zanesville is served by the Northern Wells Community School District. The system has two elementary schools: Ossian Elementary School in Ossian and Lancaster Central Elementary School in Bluffton. Students then attend Norwell Middle School in Ossian.
The athletics department has a rich offering that includes soccer, track and field, wrestling, swimming, diving, cheerleading, and other sports. Summer camps are also offered if you want you child to develop some outdoor skills not offered during the school year.
Students then move up to Norwell High School is Ossian, which is the home of the Crusaders. Clubs and activities include chess, reading, dance, drama, farming, languages, band, choir, and student council. The athletics department offers sports including baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, track and field, and volleyball.