Dayton, Ohio

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Dayton, Ohio
City of Dayton
Montage dayton 1.jpg
Nickname(s): 
The Gem City
Motto(s): 
Birthplace of Aviation
Location in Montgomery County and the state of Ohio.
Location in Montgomery County and the state of Ohio.
Coordinates: 39°45′34″N 84°11′30″W / 39.75944°N 84.19167°W / 39.75944; -84.19167Coordinates: 39°45′34″N 84°11′30″W / 39.75944°N 84.19167°W / 39.75944; -84.19167
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyMontgomery
Founded1796
 1805 (city)
Government
 • MayorNan Whaley (D)
Area
 • City56.50 sq mi (146.33 km2)
 • Land55.65 sq mi (144.13 km2)
 • Water0.85 sq mi (2.20 km2)
Elevation
738 ft (225 m)
Population
 • City141,759
 • Estimate 
(2015)[1]
140,599
 • RankUS: 189th
 • Density2,543.2/sq mi (981.9/km2)
 • Urban
724,091 (US: 59th)
 • Metro
799,232 (US: 71st)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
Area code937
FIPS code39113
GNIS feature ID1064514
Websitedaytonohio.gov

Dayton is a large city in the American state of Ohio. It is where Orville and Wilbur Wright grew up. The Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, also near Dayton, gets part of its name from the Wright brothers. The National Museum of the United States Air Force is inside the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2016-06-02. Retrieved 2016-05-28.
  2. "Zip Code Lookup". USPS. Archived from the original on November 23, 2010. Retrieved December 2, 2014.

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