Introduction to Wilmington, Ohio
The area now known as Wilmington was originally covered by a dense growth of timber. It was first settled in 1810. The area was named after Wilmington, North Carolina, by its early settlers. Wilmington was incorporated on January 15, 1828. By 1886, two railroads passed through Wilmington. The Wilmington College was established in 1870 by the Society of Friend.
Wilmington and Nearby Attractions
- Cowan Lake State Park
- Fort Ancient
- Carillon Historical Park
- Rocky Fork State Park
- Huffman MetroPark
- Stonelick Lake State Park
Things To Do In Wilmington
At Wilmington, you can spend your leisure at David R Williams Memorial Park and Galvin Park. You can also enjoy baseball at the Delaney - Tewksbury Baseball Diamond. You can even plan a trip to the Wilmington Commercial Historic District. It is also worth visiting the Quinn African Methodist Episcopal Church, Saint Anthonys Church, Church of Christ and Saint Columbkille Catholic Church. You can enjoy shopping at the Wilmington Plaza Shopping Center.
Air transportation is available from Airborne Airpark.
Wilmington Higher Education
Wilmington College is the local college. The other nearby colleges and universities are Cedarville University, Sinclair Community College and University of Dayton.