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The Ohio state capital is Columbus.

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45402, 45403, 45404, 45405, 45406, 45407, 45408, 45409, 45410, 45414, 45415, 45417, 45418, 45419, 45427, 45433, 45440

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Statistics & Facts

The population of Dayton is approximately 182,044 (1990), 141527 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 80,370 (1990), 58404 (2010).

The amount of land area in Dayton is 142.453 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 2.272 sq kilometers.
The distance from Dayton to Washington DC is 411 miles. The distance to the Ohio state capital is 70 miles. (as the crow flies)
Dayton is positioned 39.77 degrees north of the equator and 84.19 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Dayton elevation is 740 feet above sea level.

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Dayton location: in southwestern Ohio northeast of Cincinnati.

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Climate & Weather

The weather in Dayton is seasonal. A weather page for Dayton
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Dayton history:

Dayton was named for General Jonathan Dayton.

The Oregon Historic District in Dayton Ohio

McPherson Town - historic district - founded in 1845.

Carillon Historical Park
"The Park with a Past"
See the history of the Miami Valley in buildings on the beautiful 65-acre site donated by Colonel and Mrs. Edward A. Deeds of Dayton.
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Dayton attractions:

Dayton/Montgomery County Convention and Visitors Bureau
1 Chamber Plaza, Suite A
Dayton, Ohio 45402-2400
Phones: 937 226-8211; 800 221-8234 (in OH); or 800 221 8235 (outside OH)

United States Air Force Museum, Wright-Patterson AFB, OH 45433-6518
1100 Spaatz St.
Dayton, OH 45433-7102
Phone: 937-255-3286

links in the Dayton area.

Dayton, Ohio is the birthplace of Aviation (The Wright Brothers).
The Automobile Starter (Kettering) as well as the cash register were invented here, among other noticeable things.

Wright Brothers Memorial
near Dayton
Phone: (937) 257-5886

Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
2600 DeWeese Parkway
Dayton, Ohio
Phone: (937) 275-7431
Displays and interactive exhibitions, including a science lab, theater, discovery tower, Eco-Trek, interactive play areas and more.

Dayton Lasersphere
2606 DeWeese Parkway
Dayton, Ohio 45414
Phone: 937-275-6656

Cox Arboretum
6733 Springboro Pike
Phone: (937) 434-9005
A 160 acre park with 1.5 miles of nature trails, a water garden, and other collections. The visitor's center has a library and special events throughout the year.

SunWatch Prehistoric Indian Village
2301 W. River Road
Dayton, Ohio
Phone: (937) 268-8199
Populated around 1210, SunWatch was a farming community of the Fort Ancient Indians. Today, SunWatch is an active archaeological site and reconstructed American Indian village. The annual Summerfest is celebrated the last weekend in July each year.

Five Rivers MetroParks
Serving the Greater Dayton Area
1375 E. Siebenthaler Ave.
Dayton, OH 45414
Phone: (937) 275-PARK

Learn more about Dayton on

Aviation Trail
22 S. Williams St.
Dayton, OH 45407-3235

Other attractions include the historic Victoria Theater, the Schuster Performing Arts Center, Dayton Art Institute, the Packard Car Museum and much more.

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