|City of Dayton|
The Gem City
Birthplace of Aviation
|Coordinates: 39°45′34″N 84°11′30″W / 39.75944°N 84.19167°WCoordinates: 39°45′34″N 84°11′30″W / 39.75944°N 84.19167°W|
|• Mayor||Nan Whaley (D)|
|• City||56.50 sq mi (146.33 km2)|
|• Land||55.65 sq mi (144.13 km2)|
|• Water||0.85 sq mi (2.20 km2)|
|Elevation||738 ft (225 m)|
| • Estimate |
|• Rank||US: 189th|
|• Density||2,543.2/sq mi (981.9/km2)|
|• Urban||724,091 (US: 59th)|
|• Metro||799,232 (US: 71st)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (EST)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1064514|
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.
Dayton has a humid continental climate (Dfa in the Koeppen climate classification).
Ten people were killed in a mass shooting in Dayton on 4 August 2019.
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Population Estimates". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 2016-06-02. Retrieved 2016-05-28.
- ↑ "Zip Code Lookup". USPS. Archived from the original on November 23, 2010. Retrieved December 2, 2014.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Media related to Dayton, Ohio at Wikimedia Commons