Introduction to Montgomery, Ohio
Montgomery, Ohio, in Hamilton county, is 7 miles NE of Cincinnati, Ohio. The city is conveniently located inside the Cincinnati metropolitan area.
The area now known as Montgomery was uninhabited till the year 1795. In its initial days, Montgomery served as a coach stop on Cincinnati - Columbus - Cleveland Road. The early settlement suffered much due to the constant Native American attacks. Farmers began to settle in Montgomery after General Anthony Wayne defeated the Indians in 1794. Most of its settlers were from Montgomery, New York, and named this area after their former hometown.
Montgomery and Nearby Attractions
- Little Miami State Park
- William Howard Taft National Historic Site
- Promont House Museum
- Paramount's Kings Island
- Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens
Things To Do In Montgomery
Montgomery offers over 96 acres of parks and green lands including Weller Park, Montgomery Park, Pioneer Park, Dulle Park, Pfeiffer Park and Johnson Nature Preserve. Visitors and residents can enjoy shopping at the Market Place of Montgomery Shopping Center, Village Corner Shopping Center and Montgomery Square Shopping Center. The Beach Water Park and the Paramount’s Kings Island Amusement Park are also nearby.
Air transportation is available from Cincinnati Municipal Airport Lunken Field, located nearby.
Montgomery Higher Education
Opportunities for higher education are offered by Xavier University, Cincinnati State Technical and Community College and University of Cincinnati - Main Campus.