As of 2015, Nationwide Bank has two branch locations in the United States in Columbus and Dublin, Ohio, the addresses of which are listed on the company's official website. Nationwide Bank mainly focuses on Internet banking, although it has more than 77,000 surcharge-free ATMs throughout the country.
Nationwide Bank is a subsidiary of Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company, which was founded in 1926 as Farm Bureau Mutual. The company is headquartered at One Nationwide Plaza in Columbus, Ohio, which is also home to one of the two Nationwide Bank branch locations. Farm Bureau Mutual changed its name to Nationwide Insurance in 1955, and by 1965, the company was operating in 32 U.S. states and the District of Columbia.
Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company was ranked 91st in the 2015 Fortune 500. The company was also ranked at number 85 in Fortune Magazine's 2015 list of the "100 Best Companies to Work For." In addition to Nationwide Bank, the company owns and operates a large number of other subsidiaries, including Nationwide Property and Casualty Insurance, Nationwide Agribusiness Insurance Company, Nationwide Community Development Corporation, Nationwide Retirement Solutions Insurance Agency and Nationwide Asset Management Holdings. The company operates in a variety of different areas, such as asset management, domestic property and casualty insurance, strategic investment, life insurance and retirement savings.