Miamisburg Description:

Miamisburg  is a city in Montgomery County, Ohio, United States. The population was 20,181. It is part of the Dayton Metropolitan Statistical Area. Miamisburg is known for its large industry and retail factors (such as the Dayton Mall) commercial business area, which is partially located in Miami Township, but is probably most famous for being the home to the Miamisburg Mound. Miamisburg borders Miami Township,Springboro, and West Carrollton .

The median age in the city was 40.2 years. 25.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 25% were from 25 to 44; 27.2% were from 45 to 64; and 16.2% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 47.6% male and 52.4% female.    

Miamisburg Schools:

         Bauer Elementary School (1967)

         Bear Elementary School (1952)

         Jane Chance Elementary School (2010)

         Kinder Elementary School (1906, 2012 reconstruction)

         Maddux-Lang Primary School (2008)

         Mark Twain Elementary School (1950)

         Medlar View Elementary School (1999)

         Miamisburg High School (1972)

         Miamisburg Middle School (2011)

         Mound Elementary School (1955)

         Dayton Christian Schools (1957)

Miamisburg is ranked third in the Dayton Area for the best academic rate scores. Miamisburg has won the “Excellent District Award” in 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010, and 2011. For 2012, the district has been awarded the coveted "Excellent with Distinction" status. Miamisburg High School was recognized as a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence in 1997. Both Wantz Middle School and Kinder Elementary were awarded Blue Ribbon Awards in the early 21st century. Recently, in 2006, Kinder Elementary celebrated its 100 year anniversary.

After three failed attempts, the Miamisburg community passed a $78.5 million bond issue on March 4, 2008. The bond issued has raised $23 million for a large-scale addition and renovation project at Miamisburg High School (anticipated completion in fall 2012) and $31 million for the construction of Miamisburg Middle School, grades 6-8, which opened in August 2011. In addition, the bond issue included $11 million for Jane Chance Elementary School, the district's seventh K-5 facility, which opened in August 2010. Also included is $11 million for an addition/renovation project at historic Kinder Elementary School (anticipated completion in fall 2012) and $4 million in various improvements to Bauer, Bear, Mark Twain, and Mound elementaries including renovated administration spaces, enhanced security and safety features, and an upcoming project at Mound Elementary School for a new playground, student drop-off area, and redesigned parking lots.

Unrelated to the March 2008 bond issue but constructed simultaneously is Maddux-Lang Primary School, on the campus of Jane Chance Elementary School at Wood and Crains Run roads. Maddux-Lang, the district's $2 million preschool facility, was funded entirely through Transportation District Improvement funds related to the new Austin Boulevard interchange.

Miamisburg Activities:

Miamisburg has a varied culture dating back to the 18th century. Miamisburg is home to a variety of popular buildings located throughout the city. North of Miamisburg in Dayton are home to more well known buildings such as the Victoria Theatre, Benjamin and Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center, Fifth Third Field, and the Fraze Pavilion in Kettering; and north of Dayton sits Hara Arena.

         Baum Opera House (on S. First Street near Central Ave.)

         Community Park and Skatepark (on S. 1st St.)

         Cox Arboretum (on St. Rt. 741)

         Historic Downtown Miamisburg

         Gebhart Tavern Museum (on Old Main Street)

         Library and Library Park (on 5th St. at Central Ave.)

         Market Square (on Main St. And Central Ave.)

         Miamisburg Civic Center

         Miamisburg Indian Mound and Mound Park (on Mound Ave. east of 6th St.)

        Sycamore Trails Aquatic Center (STAC) (Heincke Rd. and Maue Rd.)

        Sycamore Trails Park (off St. Rt. 725, on the corner of Heincke Rd.)

        Miamisburg Starving Artists (Open air arts and craft show)

         Christmas Starving Artists (November indoor arts and craft show)

         Spring Fling (Annual Carnival)

         Miamisburg Turkey Trot (Thanksgiving Day 8K Run/Walk)

        Cruise The Burg (auto show)

         Tour D'Burg (bicycle racing)

        Thunderburg Motorcycle Show

        Boo in the Burg (Halloween gathering)

Miamisburg Transportation:

Miamisburg is generally known as a walkable community where shopping, dining, recreational, and religious destinations are easily accessible by foot. Miamisburg is also part of the Greater Dayton Regional Transit Authority, which has many bus routes located throughout the city. The key destination with the RTA is the Dayton Mall. The city has no airport, but travelers can use airports in nearby cities, such as Springboro. The main airport for the city is the James M. Cox Dayton International Airport, located in Vandalia, Ohio. Small regional public airports include:

        Moraine Air Park, located in Moraine, Ohio

        Dayton-Wright Brothers Airport, located in Springboro, Ohio

         Dayton-New Lebanon Airport, located in between Dayton, Ohio and New Lebanon, Ohio