Introduction to Norwood, Ohio
Norwood, Ohio, in Hamilton county, is 0 miles SW of Cincinnati, Ohio. The city is part of the Cincinnati metropolitan statistical area (MSA).
The present day Norwood was first settled in the early 1800s. At that time the area served as a coach stop along the Montgomery Road. Originally, it was named as the village of Sharpsburg and was named after John Sharpe, one of its early settlers. Later on, Sharpsburg was renamed Norwood. It was incorporated as a city in 1888.
Norwood and Nearby Attractions
- Devou Park
- Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
- Skirball Museum
- Cincinnati Art Museum
- Newport Aquarium
- Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption
Things To Do In Norwood
At Norwood there are several swimming pools, parks and playgrounds. These include Dorl Park, Northwoods Park, Waterworks Park, Burwood Park, Victory Pool and Millcrest Park. The city also includes numerous churches such as Grace Church of God, Norwood Church of the Nazarene, South Norwood Church of Christ, Korean First Methodist Church and Our Lady of the Holy Spirit Center. The Cincinnati Art Museum, Cinergy Children's Museum and Cincinnati History Museum are also nearby.
Cincinnati Municipal Airport Lunken Field is nearby.
Norwood Higher Education
Higher educational opportunities are offered by nearby University of Cincinnati - Raymond Walters College, Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, Xavier University and University of Cincinnati - Main Campus.