German Village is a great neighborhood in Columbus just south of the heart of downtown. German Village is captivating with its century old homes, interesting architecture, meticulously maintained gardens and hometown hospitality. A great deal of pride is taken in maintaining the charm and appeal of German Village. Homes have been preserved and restored giving new residents new opportunities to take advantage of this historic neighborhood. German Village is one of the most highly sought after neighborhoods in Columbus and it’s not hard to see why. German Village's brewery district is very popular in Columbus. In addition to the brewery; German Village houses other community landmarks including the lane Public Library, Butler County Historical Society and the octagonal Lane-Hooven House.