Introduction to Hillsboro, Ohio
Hillsboro, the county seat of Highland County, is named after the hilly topography which divides the Scioto Rivers and the watersheds of the Little Miami. A common misconception is that it was named after Fort Hill which is nearby.
Hillsboro and Nearby Attractions
- Rocky Fork State Park
- Fort Hill State Memorial
- Serpent Mound Museum
- Cox Arboretum & Gardens Metropark
- Clark Planetarium
- Hopewell Culture National Historical Park
Things To Do In Hillsboro
Several historic sites are situated near Hillsboro including Serpent Mound, Logan Elm, Sunwatch Prehistoric Indian Village, and the Paul Lawrence Dunbar House. Stonelick Lake State Park and Cowan Lake State Park are parks nearby where camping, boating, fishing, biking, picnicking, and swimming are available. Museums near Hillsboro include Serpent Mound Museum, Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park, and National Afro-American Museum and Cultural Center.
Air transportation is available at James M Cox Dayton International Airport.
Hillsboro Higher Education
Southern State Community College is situated in Hillsboro. Nearby colleges include Wilmington College and Chatfield College.