Introduction to Wyoming, Ohio
Wyoming, Ohio, in Hamilton county, is 4 miles N of Cincinnati, Ohio. About 8,261 people live in Wyoming.
Before the 1800s, Wyoming was was comprised of only woods and creeks that fed Mill Creek, a tributary of the Ohio River. The first settlers arrived after 1794, in 1861, Colonel Robert Reily held a meeting to name Wyoming, which was a village at that point. It was named after an area in Pennsylvania known as Wyoming. Wyoming became a village officially in 1874, and in 1949, when the population of the village expanded, it received the status of a city.
Wyoming and Nearby Attractions
- East Fork State Park
- Railway Museum of Greater Cincinnati
- Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
- Newport Aquarium
- Fort Ancient
- Miami Whitewater Forest
Things To Do In Wyoming
The city is home to numerous parks which offer facilities for recreation. Some of the parks are Crescent Park, Centennial Park, Oak Park, and Foster Memorial Park. Nature preserves such as Stearns Woods and North Park are also located in Wyoming. Popular museums near the city include Cincinnati Fire Museum, Contemporary Arts Center, Krohn Conservatory, and Taft Museum of Art. Little Miami State Park, which is located along Little Miami River, has a 50 mile long trail corridor, and offers opportunities for activities such as canoeing, hiking, fishing, and picnicking.
Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International airport is the nearest major airport.
Wyoming Higher Education
University of Cincinnati-Raymond Walters College, Xavier University, Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, and Miami University - Hamilton are colleges located near Wyoming.