City of Upper Arlington, Ohio

About UA

Image of Thompson Park in the fallThe City of Upper Arlington was incorporated in 1918 and has grown into a primarily residential community of approximately 34,000 residents covering 9.77 square miles. The City enjoys a convenient location as a first-ring suburb of Central Ohio, with easy access to downtown Columbus, the Columbus airport and major highways.

Upper Arlington is run under the Council/Manager form of government, combining the strong political leadership of elected officials with the strong managerial experience of an appointed manager (see the Administration section for full details of City Council and City Administration).

This section provides you with quick links to general information about our City:


Maps & Locations

City Statistics

Census Summaries:

Community Surveys

Reports & Documents

  • City Manager Blogs - regular updates from City Manager Theodore J. Staton.
  • Newsletters - past issues of the City Insight quarterly newsletter.
  • Annual Reports - access to the City's Annual Report, Popular Annual Financial Report and more...
  • Finance Documents - access to various Finance & Administrative Services Department documents, including budgets and various reports.
  • City Ordinances - a link to all City Codified Ordinances.
  • Master Plan - access to Master Plan documents and other associated guiding documents.
  • Parks & Recreation Strategic Plan - access to the Park Recreation Strategic Plan, and subsequent annual reports and progress reports.

Upper Arlington City Schools
The Upper Arlington City Schools and the quality education it provides, are cited by many families as a primary reason they have chosen to live in Upper Arlington.

Upper Arlington Libraries
Recognized as one of the top library systems in the country for a community of similar sizes, the UA Public Libraries provide a diverse range of services and programs for enjoyment by community members of all ages.

Tri-Village Chamber Partnership
In the spring of 2016, the Upper Arlington Area Chamber of Commerce joined forces with the Grandview Area Chamber of Commerce to create the Tri-Village Chamber Partnership, serving the business communities in Upper Arlington, Grandview and Marble Cliff.  

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News & Notices

  • Centennial Merchandise
    Centennial merchandise is available to purchase now through December 25! Centennial holiday ornaments are also available at 3600 Tremont Road. Click the link to start shopping.
  • 2017 Community Awards
    In advance of our 2018 State of the City Address on January 22, we are seeking nominations for the 2017 Community Awards Program. Check here for details and to download a nomination form.
  • UA Insight - Winter 2017/2018
    Look for your copy of the Winter UA Insight in the coming days. There's a lot going on in UA as we countdown to our Centennial Year!