Introduction to Reading, Ohio
Reading, Ohio, in Hamilton county, is 4 miles N of Cincinnati, Ohio. The city is part of the Cincinnati metropolitan statistical area (MSA).
The area had its earliest settlements in 1797 and was named Voorhees Town at that time. The name was later changed to Reading after the hometown of one of the earliest landowners, Harvey Redinbo. It was officially incorporated as a village in March 1851. The city created its first organized fire department in 1886. This was the result of a number of damaging fires that occurred because residents had to carry lanterns whenever they went somewhere after dark.
Reading and Nearby Attractions
- Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
- Little Miami State Park
- Crest Hills Country Club
- Caldwell Park
- Blue Ash Golf Course
Things To Do In Reading
The city of Reading offers opportunities for a diverse array of activities. There are parks and gardens for recreation and picnicking. The area also has a number of excellent golf courses nearby. The city itself has a number of clubs and organizations which are dedicated to different activities ranging from gardening to history. During a stay in Reading, an individual will always find something that appeals to his or her interest.
The Northern Kentucky International Airport offers domestic and international flights.
Reading Higher Education
Raymond Walters College, Xavier University and University of Cincinnati are quite close to the city.