Town/City
Dayton
County
Montgomery County
State/Province
Ohio
Country
United States of America

Dayton, Ohio

Summary

City in western Ohio on east side of Great Miami River, immediately below mouth of Mad River. Located approximately fifty-two miles northeast of Cincinnati and sixty-seven miles southwest of Columbus. First settled, 1796. Established as Montgomery Co. seat, 1809. Population in 1830 about 3,000; in 1840 about 6,000; and in 1850, about 11,000. Camp of Israel expedition passed through city, May 1834.

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