Introduction to Forest Park, Ohio
Forest Park, Ohio is 8 miles S of Hamilton, Ohio (center to center) and 9 miles N of Cincinnati, Ohio. It is in Hamilton County. The city is part of the Cincinnati metro area. The population of Forest Park is 19,463.
Forest Park History
Forest Park was incorporated in 1961 as a city. At the time of its incorporation, the population of Forest Park had just exceeded 5,000 people. Forest Park, since inception, developed as a planned community. Presently, it is the third largest city of Hamilton County, Ohio.
Forest Park and nearby Attractions
- Winton Woods County Park
- Harriet Beecher Stowe House
- Little Miami State Park
- William Howard Taft National Historic Site
- Promont House Museum
- Butler County Historical Society Museum
Things To Do In Forest Park
Forest Park offers a number of parks and playgrounds including the Bruce Ferguson Park, Kemper Meadow Park, Kanter Park and Central Park. The local churches are Forest Chapel United Methodist Church, Saint Matthias Church, Episcopal Church of the Holy Spirit, and Forest Park Christian Church. Shopping can be enjoyed at the Civic Center Plaza Shopping Center, Forest Park Plaza Shopping Center, Promenade Shopping Center, Cobblewood Plaza Shopping Center, and Forest Park Square Shopping Center.
Forest Park Transportation
Air transportation is available from Cincinnati Municipal Airport Lunken Field.
Forest Park Higher Education
University of Cincinnati - Main Campus, Xavier University, and Cincinnati State Technical And Community College are close to the city.