Introduction to Madeira, Ohio
Madeira, Ohio, in Hamilton county, is 5 miles E of Cincinnati, Ohio.
Madeira, which was originally developed alongside the railroad between Parkersburg and Cincinnati, was incorporated as a city in 1910. The population of Madeira stabilized after 1970 due to a reduced scope for annexation, a large population of elderly people and changing household demographics. The community was named in honor of a landowner, John Madeira. The community has grown because of its proximity to employment and commercial centers, a commendable school system and a variety of housing options.
Madeira and Nearby Attractions
- Splash Moraine
- Fort Ancient
- Cox Arboretum & Gardens Metropark
- Cinergy Children's Museum
- Withrow Nature Preserve
- Little Miami State Park
Things To Do In Madeira
Splash Moraine is a popular waterpark, with plenty of fun rides for everyone. Fort Ancient showcases exhibits related to American Indian History. Located along the Little Miami River, Little Miami State Park is suitable for fishing, biking, hiking and canoeing. Other parks nearby include Devou Park, East Fork State Park and Stonelick Lake State Park. Museums of interest include Vent Haven Museum, Cincinnati Fire Museum and Krohn Conservatory.
Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport is located nearby.
Madeira Higher Education
Colleges close to Madeira include the University of Cincinnati-Raymond Walters College, Xavier University, College of Mount Saint Joseph and Northern Kentucky University.