Dayton, Ohio

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Dayton, Ohio
City
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
Country United States
State Ohio
County Montgomery
Founded 1796
  1805 (city)
Government
 • Mayor Nan Whaley (D)
Area
 • 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)
Population (2010)
 • City 141,759
 • Estimate (2015)[1] 140,599
 • Rank US: 189th
 • Density 2,543.2/sq mi (981.9/km2)
 • Urban 724,091 (US: 59th)
 • Metro 799,232 (US: 71st)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes
Area code 937
FIPS code 39113
GNIS feature ID 1064514
Website daytonohio.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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