• Lewis Center is a small, unincorporated community in Orange Township, Delaware County.
  • It is necessary to be specific when referring to Orange Township in Delaware County because Ohio has six Orange Townships.
  • Lewis Center is named after the family of William L. Lewis, who donated the land for the railroad station that helped develop the area into a community around 1850.
  • McCoy Sellars built the community’s first store.
  • Around 1804, Catholic and Methodist citizens started organizing in the area. The Catholic parish in the community was short-lived, while the Methodists built their first church two years later, in 1806.
  • Like all children who reside in Orange Township, the children of Lewis Center attend school in the Olentangy School District.
  • The community of Lewis Center houses Orange Township’s Township Hall.