Dayton Area Information
Dayton, nicknamed the “Gem City,” is a city in southwestern Ohio, United States with a population of 141,527. (2010 Census) It is the county seat and largest city of Montgomery County noted for its association with aviation.
The Greater Dayton area or Dayton metropolitan area encompasses a number of contiguous communities outside Dayton city proper, including Vandalia, Trotwood, Kettering, Centerville and Beavercreek, with a total population of 841,502 (2010 Census).
The city sits in the Miami River Valley, north of Cincinnati, well south of Toledo, southwest of Columbus, and east of Richmond, Indiana, in the southwest quadrant of the state.
Dayton is home to many major corporations and companies:
- Reynolds and Reynolds
- NewPage Corporation
- Huffy Bicycles
- Kettering Health Network
- Premier Health Partners
- ChemStation International
- Standard Register
- WorkflowOne (formerly Relizon)
Dayton is also home to:
- Wright-Patterson Air Force Base
- Dayton International Airport
- University of Dayton
- Wright State University
- University of Dayton Research Institute