Pataskala 1Pataskala is a city located in Licking County, in the U.S. state of Ohio. It is currently home to a population of just under 15,100 residents. Founded in 1821, Pataskala remained a pretty small and relatively isolated town until the late 1990’s, when the city merged with Lima Township, bolstering its population and total area and sparking renewed interest and economic growth in the area. The city is a part of the Columbus Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is currently home to over 2.3 million residents and completely surrounds Columbus, the largest city in the state of Ohio and also the capital of the state itself.

Basic Facts About Pataskala

  • Current population: 15,100
  • Current mayor: Mike Compton
  • Total area: 28.72 sq mi
  • Official website:
  • Located in: Licking County
  • Founded in: 1821
  • Zip codes: 43062
  • Area codes: 740

Auto Transport Tips to and from Pataskala

When shipping a vehicle to or from Pataskala, you need to understand how car transport carriers prefer to build their routes. They like running routes into and out of major cities and metropolitan areas, as that’s where their customers tend to be and where they can make the most money in the least amount of time. Pataskala does sit within the Columbus metro area, but it’s pretty far removed from Columbus proper, which means it may cost you more money to get into or out of the city itself. This can be mitigated somewhat – and might also save you a bit of time in terms of pickup windows – if you move your pickup or delivery location out of Pataskala and to somewhere closer to Columbus, or even to Columbus proper.

Part of this falls on the fact that there are no major interstate highways that run into or out of Pataskala, or even major state highways for that matter. Car transport companies not only want to run routes through major cities and metropolitan areas, but they want to get into and out of those areas via the major interstates. Through the Columbus metro area has interstates such as I-70, I-71 and I-270, none of them are close to Pataskala, which means carriers have to go further out of their way in order to service the town. You can save some time and money by moving your pickup or delivery not only to Columbus or somewhere close to the city but also to a major interstate in the area as well. Talk to your car shipping representative for more information.

If you’re interested in shipping your vehicle to or from Pataskala, Ohio, or anywhere in the Columbus metro area, take a minute to fill out our free online auto transport quote request form. When you do, you’ll receive multiple free quotes in your email inbox within about an hour, all from some of the best car transport companies in the industry. We clear all those companies for dependability and reliability, including making sure they are all fully licensed, bonded and insured. Your quotes will always be completely free, and if you have questions about our services, the quotes you will receive or the companies you’ll get them from, or simply want to talk to a live person before submitting your information, give us a call any time at 800-930-7417 to speak to one of our live, friendly agents.

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