Introduction to Deer Park, Ohio
Deer Park, Ohio, in Hamilton county, is 4 miles NE of Cincinnati, Ohio. The city has a population of approximately 5,982.
Deer Park History
John Cleves Symmes bought land between two Miami Rivers in 1788 which included the area of Deep Park which was subsequently developed. Dr. Daniel Schenck and his family had the first brick home in Deer Park. With the support of Deer Park Welfare Corporation, Deer Park was incorporated as a village in 1912. In 1952, Deer Park was incorporated as a city, and Deer Park Township was formed in 1953.
Deer Park and Nearby Attractions
- Chamberlin Park
- William Howard Taft National Historic Site
- Little Miami State Park
- Cincinnati Art Museum
- Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
- Newport Aquarium
Things To Do In Deer Park
Museums near Deer Park include Cincinnati Museum Center, Railway Museum of Greater Cincinnati, and Taft Museum of Art. There are several places of historical interest nearby including Miamisburg Mound, U.S. Grant Boyhood Home, and Fort Ancient. Big Bone Lick State Park, Miami Whitewater Forest, and Harrison State Park offer opportunities for hiking, camping, picnicking, biking, and fishing. Cox Arboretum & Gardens Metropark is another popular attraction in the area.
Deer Park Transportation
Flights are available from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport.
Deer Park Higher Education
Colleges near the city include the University of Cincinnati-Raymond Walters College, Xavier University, Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, and University of Cincinnati-Main Campus.