Introduction to Huber Heights, Ohio
Huber Heights, Ohio, in Montgomery county, is 6 miles NE of Dayton, Ohio and 50 miles N of Cincinnati, Ohio. The people of the city are in the Dayton - Springfield metropolitan area. Huber Heights has a population of 38,212.
Huber Heights History
Huber Heights was first known as the Wayne Township. The township was formed on January 1, 1810, and was named after Major General Anthony Wayne. In 1981, the town was renamed Huber Heights and was incorporated as a city. This name was in honor of Charles Huber, who developed the first track of brick homes in this area and founded a utility company in Ohio in 1956.
Huber Heights and nearby Attractions
- Taylorsville MetroPark
- U.S. Air Force Museum
- Island MetroPark
- Carriage Hill MetroPark
- Splash Moraine
- Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
Things To Do In Huber Heights
At Huber Heights, you can visit the historic Carriage Hill Farm Metro Park, Taylorsville Metro Park, Shullgate Park and Cottonwood Park. The largest military museum of the world, the National Museum of the United States Air Force, is very close to the city. Within 15 minutes you can reach the historic Victoria Theater of Dayton, the Packard Car Museum and the Schuster Performing Arts Center.
Huber Heights Transportation
James M. Cox Dayton International Airport is nearby.
Huber Heights Higher Education
Sinclair Community College, Wittenberg University, University of Dayton, Wright State University and other colleges and universities provide facilities for higher studies.