Introduction to Urbana, Ohio
This city was established in 1805 and named after a town in Virginia. Urbana was the headquarters of the Northwestern army for some time during 1812 and served as a military training camp. This played a significant role in its development as many soldiers returned to the area after the war was over. Urbana was incorporated in 1868.
Urbana and Nearby Attractions
- Cedar Bog Nature Preserve
- Siegenthaler-Kaestner Esker State Nature Preserve
- Davey Woods State Nature Preserve
- Champaign County Fairgrounds
- Monument Square
Things To Do In Urbana
Urbana has seven state parks which offer facilities for various recreational and sporting activities. These parks also have picnic areas which are great for family gatherings. There are forests, nature preserves and wildlife areas nearby which present a galore of opportunity for more adventurous people.
James M. Cox Dayton International Airport offers regular services.
Urbana Higher Education
One can opt for courses in higher studies at the local Urbana University or enroll at Wittenberg University and Cedarville University in the neighboring areas.