The city of Englewood is located in southwest Ohio, approximately 15 miles northwest of Dayton and 50 miles north of Cincinnati. It is situated in Montgomery County and considered part of the Dayton-Springfield metropolitan area. Englewood apartments for rent are excellent ways to join the growing population of more than 13,500 people, and can easily be found across the 6.55 square miles encompassed by the city.
The city is intersected by Interstate 70, which provides residents with convenient access to other nearby towns and major roads. James M. Cox Dayton International Airport is less than six miles to the east, putting the world easily within reach of all residents.
Englewood was originally settled in 1841, with the first post office arriving to the area decades later in 1870. While it was first named Harrisburg, in 1898 the city was renamed Englewood and officially incorporated as a village in 1914. Three years later, Englewood was reincorporated as a city.
There are many things that help make Englewood an ideal place to live. Residents maintain close proximity to the major urban center of Dayton, yet enjoy prime suburban living with many natural landscapes. The Englewood Recreation Reservoir and Englewood MetroPark help make this city a welcomed reprieve from bustling city life. Residents also enjoy a reasonable cost of living, which was valued at 95.8 points as of March 2012, more than four percent less than the national average of 100 points.
People living in Englewood apartments can take advantage of a wide variety of outdoor recreation activities due to the area's beautiful natural landscapes. Popular area attractions include the Englewood MetroPark, Aullwood Audubon Center and Farm, Sycamore State Park, Splash Moraine, and Island MetroPark.
The area is also home to many prime shopping facilities for a bit of retail therapy, including the Englewood Plaza Shopping Center, Golden Key Village Shopping Center, Country Square Shopping Center, and Northmont Plaza Shopping Center.
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