Introduction to Loveland, Ohio
Loveland, Ohio, in Clermont county, is 11 miles E of Cincinnati, Ohio. Part of the surrounding Cincinnati metro area, the city is not an isolated city.
Colonel Thomas Paxton was the earliest settler in this area. He arrived in 1795 after selling his farm in Kentucky, and bought 1200 acres of land in this area. However, the city was named for James Loveland who used to operate a post office and general store near the rail tracks. The settlement of Loveland was located on the Clermont County side of the Little Miami river, till a wagon bridge was built in 1972. The bridge was washed out by the Flood of 1913, and was rebuilt in 1922. Loveland was incorporated as a village in May 1876 and as a chartered city in 1961.
Loveland and Nearby Attractions
- Loveland Bike Trail
- Loveland Castle
- Edwin M. Shield's House
- Glen Lake Industrial Park
- Fast Lane Hobbies & Raceways
Things To Do In Loveland
Loveland is an exciting place for nature enthusiasts. The Loveland Bike Trail is a great place for biking and people can go canoeing along Little Miami River. The city has 16 parks of various sizes which offer a range of facilities. There are regular festivals in the city such as SymmesFest, JulyFest and other church festivals which involve memorable firework displays. Loveland also has some nice bars and restaurants.
The Northern Kentucky International Airport is located nearby.
Loveland Higher Education
Colleges near Loveland include Raymond Walters College, Xavier University or Northern Kentucky University.