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Wilmington is a city in Southwest Ohio.


Wilmington is a small city in Clinton County, Ohio, with a population of 12,356. The city is one of the only noteworthy stops between the endless fields of corn that populate rural Ohio. For those interested in "small town America" Wilmington is an excellent stop with a compact central city center, small college, and ornate buildings.

Get in[edit]

Map of Wilmington (Ohio)

By car[edit]

I71 is just north of Wilmington.

By plane[edit]

  • 1 Wilmington Air Park. A general aviation airport. Wilmington Air Park (Q1658500) on Wikidata Wilmington Air Park on Wikipedia

Get around[edit]


College Hall
Murphy Theatre
  • First Free Black School, Harveysburg, +1 513 897-6195. Take a tour of the First Free Black School in Ohio. The school served children of color — American Indians and African-Americans — from 1831 until the early years of this century. The schoolhouse features pictures and various artifacts from the period like textbooks and slate blackboards.
  • 1 Wilmington College, 251 Ludovic Street, +1 937-382-6661. A historic college. Wilmington College (Q8022753) on Wikidata Wilmington College (Ohio) on Wikipedia
  • 2 Murphy Theatre. Murphy Theatre (Q6939028) on Wikidata Murphy Theatre on Wikipedia
  • 3 Pscar F. Boyd Cultural Arts Center.
  • 4 Clinton County Historical Society Museum.



Jousting at the Ohio Renaissance Festival
  • 1 Ohio Renaissance Festival, Harveysburg, +1 513 897-7000. Step back in time to the 16th Century England. In the 30-acre permanent English village re-creation, you can mingle with Queen Elizabeth I and royalty, watch the joust, and enjoy authentic food, drink, and crafts from the period. Ohio Renaissance Festival (Q7080874) on Wikidata Ohio Renaissance Festival on Wikipedia
  • Fightin' Quakers. The sports teams of Wilmington College.







  • Beechwood Acres Camping, 855 Yankee Road (6 miles south west from Wilmington, close to the SR350), +1 937-289-2202. Beautiful campground situated in a woody surrounding at the border of the Cowan Lake State Park. The friendliness and helpfulness off all the staff is outstanding. The pool is heated, and offers nice additional possibilities to play: (beach)balls and a volleyball net over the pool. Highly recommended! The Cowan Lake takes a 5 minute walk.


Wilmington Library

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