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Welcome to Dayton, Ohio

Known as the "Gem City," Dayton is one of the largest cities and most innovative cities in Ohio. It is the birthplace of Orville Wright, many patents and inventions, and the poet Paul Laurence Dunbar. Dayton is also known for its economic development, and has been named the #1 mid-sized metropolitan area in the nation by Site Selection magazine.

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Dayton, Ohio Quick Facts

community population

Population (2015 est.): 140,599
Population Change: -0.8%
City Size: 55 sq.mi.

public school district

School District: Dayton Public Schools

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Local Government: Montgomery County & Greene County

Explore What Life is Like in Dayton

Dayton is known for its inventions and innovators. It's most commonly associated with aviation, since it's the birthplace of one of the Wright brothers and is the home of the National Museum of the United States Air Force. Other noteworthy people from Dayton include astronaut Charles Bassett, voice actress Nancy Cartwright, and Hall of Fame tennis player Pauline Betz.

Spotlights of Dayton

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National Museum of the US Air Force

Exhibits include helicopters, planes, space shuttles, and other replicas from various eras of military and aviation history. Don't forget to visit the Air Park!

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The Oregon District

Dayton residents consider the Oregon Arts District a must-visit neighborhood in Downtown Dayton. It's full of shops, restaurants, nightlife, and unique events.

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Dayton's Golf Courses

Love to golf? Dayton has several places for you to challenge your skills, from the public Kittyhawk Golf Center to private Dayton Country Club.

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Parks and Recreation

Dayton has a bike share program, nearly 50 park facilities, an aquatic park, several recreation centers, and a tennis complex.

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Downtown Dayton

In the heart of Dayton, you'll find performing arts venues, the Dayton Convention Center, Fifth Third Field (home of the Dayton Dragons), and plenty of places to shop and dine.

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New Developments

There's always something in development in Dayton, from new restaurants to new homes. Recent developments include new office buildings, breweries, and the Helix Innovation Center.

Want to Learn More About Dayton Real Estate?

Whether you're interested in buying or selling a home in Dayton, work with a real estate expert who knows the market inside and out. William J. Furlong can help you find your ideal home, understand current market trends, price your home to sell, and more. Contact William J. Furlong to get started.