Introduction to Springboro, Ohio
Springboro, Ohio, in Warren county, is 9 miles E of Middletown, Ohio (center to center) and 29 miles NE of Cincinnati, Ohio. The city is considered part of the Cincinnati metropolitan area. Springboro has a population of 12,380.
In 1815, the present day Springboro was founded by Jonathan Wright, a relative of the Wright Brothers. At that time, the area was named as Springborough. Historically, Springboro was famous for the strong Anti-Slavery opinion of its residents. They helped slaves escape through the Underground Railroad system. In order to enrich this Anti-Slavery opinion, Achilles Pugh published a local paper known as "The Philanthropist". On October 17, 1999, the city of Springboro established an Ohio Underground Railroad Historic Marker.
Springboro and nearby Attractions
- Springboro Historical Society Museum
- Carillon Historical Park
- Bull's Run Nature Sanctuary and Arboretum
- Americana Amusement Park
- Sugarcreek MetroPark
- The Beach Waterpark
Things To Do In Springboro
Springboro offers 4 recreational parks including North Park which features 2 lighted tennis courts, 1 shelter house, 2 sand volleyball courts, and a play area. Soccer and baseball can be enjoyed at the Clearcreek Park. You can also visit the Greenwood Church. The Springboro Plaza Shopping Center and Midway Plaza Shopping Center offer excellent shopping opportunities.
International flights are available from James M. Cox Dayton International Airport.
Springboro Higher Education
University of Dayton, Sinclair Community College, Miami University - Oxford, and Wright State University - Main Campus provide facilities for higher studies.