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The City of Oakwood Ohio
Oakwood Ohio is a suburb of the larger city of Dayton Ohio in Montgomery County. It is located south of downtown Dayton as you follow the Great Miami River and Interstate 75 out of the city. Other neighboring Dayton suburb towns include Miamisburg on the west, Centreville to the south, and Kettering to the south as well as Beaver Creek to the east.
The city of Oakwood has a sparse suburban feel to it making it a much quieter area of Dayton to live. The population is just under 9000 people at about 8958. The median home value in Oakwood is $261,100 and the median rent price is $1288. The majority of Oakwood residents own their home at about 81%.
Oakwood has made the number one spot on many of niche.com's 2022 lists. Three of these number one rankings include the Best Place to Live in Ohio, the Best Place to Raise a Family in Ohio, and the Best Suburb to Live in Ohio.
History of Oakwood
At the beginning of the 20th century Oakwood was an area most notable for farmland directly south of downtown Dayton. The year 1913 brought a disastrous flood into the city of Dayton which many people refer to as The Great Dayton Flood. During this time land in Oakwood became desirable as Oakwood was situated on a hill at a higher elevation than many areas of Dayton. With a more desirable elevation and a very close proximity to downtown Dayton many people began to move into Oakwood.
One of Oakwood's most notable residents is Orville Wright who lived at Hawthorne Hill which is located at the corner of Harmon and Park Avenue's. Oakwood has long been known as a place for prominent figures in the Dayton area to reside full of quiet suburban atmosphere with mostly tree line streets.
Many of the homes in Oakwood are beautiful and beloved for their historic architecture as a majority of them were constructed before World War II. The western portion of Oakwood is most recognized for its large properties and historic houses including Orville Wright's Hawthorne Hill.
Living in Oakwood
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