MIAMI COUNTY

County Offices
201 West Main Street
Commissioners 937-440-5910
www.co.miami.oh.us

Chamber of Commerce
405 SW Public Square
Troy 937 339-8769
www.troyohiochamber.com

Located in southwestern Ohio, rural Miami County features picturesque farmland, the panoramic Great Miami River, growing cities, and a number of friendly small towns and villages. Troy serves as the county seat of government and the centrally located hub of education, healthcare, commerce, and culture.

 

Services
Education is one of the major indicators of the growth potential and economic vitality of any region, a factor that places Miami County in a very favorable position. Public and private schools combine with excellent career education and training opportunities in this area, enhanced by a number of four-year and two-year colleges that offer certificates and advanced degrees. Twelve institutions of higher education are available within a 60-mile radius, providing programs in advanced technologies, biomedicine, research and information technologies as well as many other disciplines. The number of engineers and scientists who live and work in the metropolitan statistical area represents one of the nation’s highest concentrations of talent.

Piqua is home to Edison Community College, a two-year school for college-track programs or career and vocational training, and the Upper Valley JVS that serves students of all ages in Miami and Shelby County. Clayton, Ohio, is home to the Miami Valley Career Technology Center with its hands-on programs. Troy offers one of the campuses for the Miami-Jacobs Career College. Nearby in Dayton, Sinclair Community College is one of the largest institutions of its type in the entire nation. Miami University, the University of Dayton, Wright State University, Ball State University, the Air Force Institute of Technology, and Central State University are all available within a reasonable commute.

State-of-the-art healthcare services and facilities are anchored by the Upper Valley Medical Center in Troy. Opening in 1998, this modern hospital features advanced diagnostics and treatment specialties and centers including outpatient facilities. The metropolitan statistic area offers more than 14 hospitals and medical centers with more than 4,000 collective beds to meet every need, routine or specialized. More than 2,000 physicians and hundreds of dentists serve the region. Specialties and strengths in metro-area hospitals include burn treatment, cancer diagnosis and treatment, genetic disorders, heart disease, kidney disease, mental health, orthopedics, respiratory illness, rehabilitation, sports injuries, and trauma. Family practice clinics, emergency after-hours centers, and specialists in private practice ensure that healthcare needs can be met quickly and conveniently close to home.

 

Lifestyle
Newcomers to Miami County will find a welcoming rural community within the Greater Dayton metropolitan region in west-central Ohio. Two interstate highways ensure transportation efficiencies in this area where business and industry are proud of their reputation for technology and innovation. Economic growth has added a number of attractive shopping centers in Troy and Miami County, where ribbon-cutting ceremonies tend to be frequent. US News and World Report also calls the Miami Valley region one of the nation’s hottest housing markets, and newcomers will be able to choose from a wide variety of new and existing homes in neighborhoods and communities that span historic to suburban. Charming cities and villages as well as serene townships offer a wide variety of home styles and settings. Quaint older homes blend with newer construction in quiet neighborhoods, while the countryside offers spacious lots and beautiful custom builds.

Close proximity to three of Ohio’s largest cities—Dayton, Cincinnati, and Columbus—creates an idyllic environment that blends the slower pace of a small town with urban advantages. Dayton is only minutes from a Miami County address. The county seat of government and leading city of Troy provides a world of recreational and cultural resources close to home, including the Hayner Cultural Center, the Overfield Tavern, Hobart Arena, and Brukner Nature Center. The Olympic-size Troy municipal swimming pool is adjacent to Hobart Arena, as is the 10,000 seat Troy Memorial Stadium with an all-weather track facility. Lakes, rivers, streams, and lush state parks encourage hiking, biking, camping, fishing, and other outdoor adventures. Seasonal celebrations and festivals are well-attended, crowned by the Troy Strawberry Festival that draws crowds as large as 200,000. More than 35,000 acres of recreational green space covers the region, one of the richest treasures of any area in the nation. Racing venues, the professional sports of nearby larger cities, college team sports, and well-developed facilities ensure are available for active and spectator sports thrills. The surrounding region is rich in cultural attractions including companies for orchestra, ballet, dance, opera, and theatre. For a quality of life that seems to grow richer with each passing year, Miami County invites you to settle down, relax, and enjoy.

 

Bethel Township
Town Hall
937-845-8472
www.betheltownship.org

Chamber of Commerce
937-667-8300
www.tippcitychamber.org

Nestled in the southeastern corner of the county, lovely Bethel Township offers a growing community of attractive homes and neighborhoods, picturesque farmland, and a thriving local economy. Wonderful natural retreats frame the township in beauty, blending open space with rolling hills. Three unincorporated communities—Brandt, Phoneton, and West Charleston—provide developed services and amenities to residents of the surrounding rural countryside. Tipp City is nearby, adding to the urban resources that are conveniently close to home. Many of the businesses that call Bethel Township home are unique, including a turkey farm and a wellness & education center as well as more traditional manufacturers. Township residents enjoy a number of developed recreational amenities, including Friendship Park with its sports facilities and the 216-acre West Charleston Falls Preserve.

 

Bradford, Covington
Bradford Offices
937-448-2718
www.bradfordoh.com
Covington Offices
937-473-3420
www.covington-oh.gov

Chamber of Commerce
937 339-8769
www.troyohiochamber.com

The village of Bradford straddles Newberry and Adams townships in Miami and Darke counties, with Miami County claiming the largest population. Bradford provides a rural residential haven in close proximity to the urban resources of Dayton. The village features a small business district and two community parks. Across from the village hall, “Y” Park features a tennis court, basketball court, picnic facilities, and a state-of-the-art playground. Covington is another small village in Newberry Township that is drawing many Dayton, Piqua, and Troy commuters who appreciate the friendly spirit and relaxed atmosphere. Covington offers a convenient location, a caring community, tree-lined neighborhoods, and a medley of interesting shops and wonderful restaurants. The area celebrates its rich past with the Fort Rowdy Days Festival and the Fort Rowdy Museum. Covington is located on the Stillwater River near several scenic sites Greenville Falls, a nature area managed by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, and several preserves operated by the Miami Count Park District.

 

Concord Township
Town Hall
937-339-1492
www.concord-township.com

Chamber of Commerce
937 339-8769
www.troyohiochamber.com

The township that surrounds the leading city of Troy is growing rapidly, fueled by the vibrant economy in Miami County and the desire for the tranquility and pleasures of rural living. Centrally located within Miami County, Concord Township is crossed from north to south by the Miami-Erie Canal. The township is proud of its rich history, and preserves local artifacts in a museum that once served as a log tavern. Concord Township manages to blend urban and natural environments for the best of all worlds. The township is home to the Miami County government offices and the Miami County Historic Courthouse, the Upper Valley Medical Center, the Hobart Area, a cultural center, modern shopping, and Troy City Parks. It is also home to the Great Miami River, the Great Miami River Recreational Trail, Historical Covered Bridge Park, Twin Arches Park and Fishing Lake, John A. Wannemacher Nature Preserve, and Miami Shores Golf Course.

 

Piqua
City Offices
937-778-2051
https://piquaoh.org

Chamber of Commerce
937-773-2765
www.piquaareachamber.com

Strategically located along the Interstate 75 corridor just north of Interstate 70, Piqua provides a relaxed pace and picturesque rural beauty just minutes from major urban centers. This growing area has zoned more than 1,000 acres for industrial use and features a number of attractive new housing developments. Planners are taking a progressive attitude toward continued growth and development, creating a favorable atmosphere for economic prosperity and seeking out quality business and industry. Education plays an important role in the city, which is home to the Upper Valley JVS career and technical training school and Edison College. Newcomers appreciate the low cost of living, a location near Dayton, and the quality of affordable homes. The Piqua Historical Area is an Ohio Treasure, celebrating more than 2,000 years of rich heritage from prehistoric people to Ohio’s canal area. This 250-acre site features a restored home and farm along with scenic rides along a restored mile-long section of the Miami and Erie Canal aboard a replica of a mule-drawn canal boat.

 

Pleasant Hill
Village Hall
937-676-3321
www.pleasanthillohio.com

Chamber of Commerce
937 339-8769
www.troyohiochamber.com

The village of Pleasant Hill is located in Newberry Township, just minutes from the leading city of Troy and Concord Township. Incorporated in 1866, this historic village is best known as the home of the Berry School of Horsemanship. Beery was famous for his public exhibitions and his correspondence course for horse training has been used across the nation and the world. Newcomers will find a rural atmosphere where charming homes dot the picturesque landscape. Troy and Concord Township are nearby for outstanding recreational facilities, a major hospital, shopping centers, restaurants and cafes, suburban amenities, entertainment centers, and cultural attractions. The surrounding area also offers lakes, rivers, nature preserves, historic sites, and opportunities for hiking, biking, camping, nature study, fishing, kayaking, boating, and horseback riding.

 

Tipp City, Monroe Township
City Hall
937-667-8425
www.tippcityohio.gov
Township Hall
937-667-3136
www.monroetownship-miamicounty-ohio.com

Chamber of Commerce
937-667-8300
www.tippcitychamber.org

Tipp City provides serves and conveniences for residents of rural Monroe Township and other surrounding communities in southern Miami County. Although the urban center of Dayton is only minutes from home, residents have developed their own celebrations and traditions like Community Night Concerts each summer. Another local delight is the Tippecanoe Farmers’ Market in historic downtown Tipp City. The development in Tipp City and Monroe County has been enhanced by the close proximity of Interstates 70 and 75, which has driven the opening of new restaurants, shops, and services. Progressive development complements the area’s rural, residential heritage, adding to the appeal. Monroe Township offers nearly 25 acres of developed and preserved recreational land, including lush parks and the Nelson C. and Betty D. Borchers Nature Preserve. Deerdale Park was designated as a recreational area when one of the township subdivisions was planned and now offers a tennis court, basketball court, and playground equipment. Nearby Charleston Falls offers a boardwalk and spectacular vistas of the falls as well as hiking trails, a limestone cave, 212 acres of forests and meadows, and an observation tower.

 

Troy
City Offices
937-335-1725
www.troyohio.gov

Chamber of Commerce
937 339-8769
www.troyohiochamber.com

Troy is the seat of Miami County government and a regional hub of healthcare, business, and commerce as well as a leader in quality education. The Troy Public School System is widely recognized on state and national levels, with Expansion magazine consistently awarding the system its highest ranking. Outstanding parks and recreational facilities are another hallmark of Troy, where 25 community parks offer 1,300 lush acres. The most recent addition is an 89-acre nature preserve that is centrally located within the town. Ideally situated along the Interstate 75 corridor, Troy is only 10 minutes north of the I-70 and I-75 “Crossroads of America” interchange for unrivaled transportation efficiencies. Thousands of new jobs and hundreds of millions of expansion and investment dollars in recent years have created a dynamic economic climate for Troy and Miami County. Troy celebrates its place in the center of Ohio’s strawberry-growing region with the wildly popular Troy Strawberry Festival each June.

 

Union Township, West Milton
Village Hall
937-698-1500
http://westmiltonohio.gov
Township Hall
937-698-4480
www.uniontwp-miamicounty-oh.us

Chamber of Commerce
937 339-8769
www.troyohiochamber.com

The small village of West Milton provides a hub of activity for rural Union Township in close proximity to the urban advantages and resources of Dayton. The village is centrally located in Union Township and is home to the Milton-Union Public School District. Other tiny villages in the township include Laura, Ludlow Falls, and Postdam. The township offers the serenity of small-town and country living near the more developed urban center of Troy, although Dayton is only minutes from home. Troy provides a cultural center, a stadium and arena, employment opportunities, and well-developed recreational facilities. Piqua is also nearby for Edison College and vocation or career training. The surrounding region offers sparkling lakes, rolling rivers, nature preserves, city and county parkland, and sports facilities including championship golf courses. Regional attractions are abundant, from fine museums and seasonal celebrations to Dayton’s lineup of major venues and performance groups.

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