Introduction to Milford, Ohio
Milford, Ohio, in Clermont county, is 8 miles E of Cincinnati, Ohio.
John Nancarrow was a Revolutionary War veteran who surveyed Old Milford, Milford and the Miami Township. He sold his share of land, which constituted Milford, to Phillip Gatch, who in turn sold it to Ambrose Ransom, who then later sold a portion of it to John Hageman. The first settler of Milford was John Hageman, who called the area Hageman’s Mills. He left for Indiana in 1815, by which time Milford had become popular. The city was henceforth known as Milford.
Milford and Nearby Attractions
- Promont House Museum
- Newport Aquarium
- Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
- Railway Museum of Greater Cincinnati
- Withrow Nature Preserve
- Harriet Beecher Stowe House
Things To Do In Milford
Among the popular attractions near Milford are the Newport Aquarium and Cox Arboretum & Gardens Metropark. Recreational facilities are available at numerous parks near Milford. Some of the well known parks include Stonelick Lake State Park, Devou Park, Caesar Creek State Park and Big Bone Lick State Park. Activities like boating, hiking and camping may be enjoyed at these parks. Vent Haven Museum has exhibits on ventriloquists and ventriloquism.
Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport is the nearest major airport.
Milford Higher Education
College of Mount Saint Joseph, Miami University - Hamilton, Thomas More College and Xavier University are located nearby.