city in Clermont and Hamilton counties, Ohio, United States

Milford is a small city and Miami Township is a large township often referred to as Milford, despite being an independent township, both communities are located in Southwest Ohio's Clermont County.

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Milford-Miami Township is a fusion of City of Milford and Miami Township. Milford and Miami Township share the 45150 zip code. Milford and Miami Township are unique because Milford is the only city in Clermont County, and Miami Township is the most populous place in the county.

The City of Milford's name has its origins in the fact that mills were the sole industry in the city after its founding and the fact that it was safest ford the Little Miami River at Milford's boundary.

Get in

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Map of Milford-Miami Township

By plane

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  • Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG IATA) is on the Kentucky side, so you'll have to cross the bridge to get to Cincinnati. It is approximately a 40 minute drive from the airport to Milford.

By car

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The easiest point of arrival and departure is on I-275 and exiting the highway at the 275 "Milford, Blanchester" exit. Milford-Miami Township is located along U.S. Route 50, which connects Annapolis, Maryland with Sacramento, California

Get around

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The two main arteries into Milford are State Route 131 and State Route 28. From I-275 Rt. 28 will abruptly end Milford forking into Main street and Lila Avenue. State Route 131 also begins/ends in Milford and continues on into the abyss known only as "the backroads."

  • 1 Promont House Museum, 906 Main St, . F-Su 1:30-4:30PM. The Promont House is noted for its Italiante Victorian architecture and also having been the home of Ohio governor John Pattison. This site is will not be of particular interest to anyone who finds history of buildings and its inhabitants dull, however, it can be educational in the manner the museum depicts Victorian life in America. Another alternative is the entire historical village located in Sharonville, only 25 minutes west of Milford.    
  • 2 [dead link] Miami Meadows Park, 1546 State Route 131. Miami Meadows Park is a fairly large park and has a baseball field, football field, basketball court, hiking trail, a lake for fishing, a skate park for skateboarders and a large fenced in dog park. A picnic area makes an excellent place for visitors to rest after running around the park.  
  • 1 Cincinnati Nature Centure (CNC), 4949 Tealtown Rd, Milford, +1 (513) 831-1711. 8AM-5:30PM. The 1,025-acre Rowe Woods in Milford features the Rowe Visitor Center with nature exhibits, a wildlife viewing window, a library, and a gift shop. There are over 16 miles of trails that pass through eastern deciduous forests, former agricultural fields, streams, and pond habitats. $10.  
  • Little Miami Bike Trail
  • Frontier Days, Address, +1 513 555-5555. The Frontier Days festival is held the first week of June. The festival celebrates the City of Milford's founding. A parade is held on the first day, which ends at the festival's grounds on the bank of the Little Miami River.
  • 2 Milford 16 Cinemark, 500 Rivers Edge Dr, +1 (513) 248-2169. This theater plays all of the latest movies and has ample stadium-style seating. Visit the website for showtimes and movie details.
  • Milford Bowling Lanes Inc, 834 Highway 28, +1 513 831-0717.

Work

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  • Old Milford successfully characterizes hometown charm of the all American Main Street. Some of the noteworthy stores are:
  • Route 28 in Miami Township - along this strip of Route 28 is several fast food joints, K-Mart, the large department store - Meijer, Kroger, several auto repair shops, and sit down restaurants. Further down from the main shopping stretch of Route 28 is Kohls.
  • Historic Milford Association, P.O. Box 35. The website for Downtown Milford, Ohio, with listings for restaurants, businesses, and events in Milford, Ohio.

Budget

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Mid-range

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  • 4 Mint Bistro, 501 Chamber Dr, +1 513 808-5700. Thai.
  • 5 Tong's Thai, 1117 Main St, +1 513 248-2999. Basic decor but good Thai food.
  • 6 Bite, 1279 OH-131, Milford, +1 (513) 831-2483. 11AM-8AM. A unique little hidden restaurant that serves casual dining food. An organic establishment that works with local farmers and grows their own produce. It is recommended to call ahead as seating can be limited.

Splurge

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  • 7 20 Brix, 101 Main St, +1 513 831-2749. Good, quality food, wine and beer.

Drink

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Sleep

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  • 1 Holiday Inn Express, 301 Old Bank Rd, +1 513 831-7829, fax: +1 513 831-8829, . Check-in: 3PM, check-out: 11AM. Good sized but gloomy rooms. Small pool and gym, basic free breakfast. Close to freeway.
  • 2 Homewood Suites, 600 Chamber Dr, +1 513 248-4663, fax: +1 513 248-4313. Check-in: 3PM, check-out: noon.

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Stay safe

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The crime rate in Milford and Miami Township is low with most incidents being related to petty theft or traffic violations.

The following phone numbers are for non-emergencies. Dial 911 if the situation is an emergency. Also, if using a cell phone or calling through an operator be sure to specify Miami Township in Clermont County. There are several Miami Townships in Southwest Ohio and you may be redirected to the wrong emergency call center.

  • Miami Township Fire Department and EMS, 5900 McPicken Dr (Immediately off Route 28, across from Skyline), +1 513 248-3700.
  • Miami Township Police Department, 5900 McPicken Dr (Immediately off Route 28, across from Skyline), +1 513 248-3721.
  • Milford Fire Department and EMS, 687 Us Highway 50 # B, +1 513 831-7777.
  • Milford Police Department, 5900 McPicken Dr, +1 513 248-5084.

Cope

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Religion

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United Church of God Headquarters
  • St. Andrews Church, 543 Main St, +1 513 831-3353. A Roman Catholic parish. Mass: Sunday 8AM, 9:30AM, 11AM. Several other masses are held during the week - please check the website.

Go next

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Routes through Milford-Miami Township
SharonvilleLoveland  N   S  Union TownshipErlanger
CincinnatiTerrace Park  W   E  HillsboroChillicothe
XeniaLoveland  N   S  Terrace ParkCincinnati


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