Introduction to Bellbrook, Ohio
Bellbrook, Ohio, in Greene county, is 6 miles SE of Kettering, Ohio (center to center) and 38 miles NE of Cincinnati, Ohio. The city, whichhas easy access to nearby cities and towns in the Dayton - Springfield metropolitan area, has a population of approximately 7,009.
The earliest settlers arrived in 1814. The city, which was named after one of its founders, Stephen Bell, originated as a village but attained the status of a city in 1974 after annexing territories around the Sugarcreek Township. Notable residents include actor and comedian, Jonathan Winters as well as writer Erma Bombeck.
Bellbrook and Nearby Attractions
- Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
- Sunwatch Prehistoric Indian Village
- Cox Arboretum & Gardens Metropark
- Splash Moraine
- Trapshooting Hall of Fame
- Sugarcreek Metropark
Things To Do In Bellbrook
Numerous museums are located near Bellbrook including the Aullwood Audubon Center & Farm, the Dayton Art Institute, and the Carillon Historical Park. The Dunbar House, Miamisburg Mound, and Fort Ancient are historic sites nearby. Caesar Creek State Park, Carriage Hill MetroPark, and Huffman MetroPark have provisions for fishing, boating, camping, hiking, and picnicking. Other attractions nearby include Cox Arboretum & Gardens Metropark and Splash Moraine. The people of Bellbrook celebrate the Sugar Maple Festival in April.
James M Cox Dayton International Airport is located near Bellbrook.
Bellbrook Higher Education
Colleges closest to Bellbrook include Sinclair Community College, University of Dayton, and United Theological Seminary.