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Wilmington City

Wilmington City Hall is located at 69 N. South Street, Wilmington, OH 45177; phone: 937-382-5458.

S.R. Thompson House, ca. 1884, 400 Market Street, New Wilmington, PA, National Register

Photo: Rombach Place, ca. 1831, 149 East Locust Street, Wilmington, OH. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. Photographed by User:Nyttend (own work), 2012, [cc0-by-1.0 (], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed February, 2014.

The City of Wilmington was established in 1810.

Wilmington as described in 1940 [1]

Wilmington, in the center of a prosperous agricultural area, is proud of its big white houses and wide shady streets. Far more metropolitan in its way of thinking than most Ohio rural communities, Wilmington people like to say that their beautiful Snow Hill Country Club epitomizes their town. A large plant that manufactures steel drill bits is located here. One of the oldest bridge companies in the world, founded in 1872, is also located here.

Wilmington College, in nine buildings on a 20-acre campus, is the only Quaker college in the State. An arts school, it has been merged with Lebanon National Normal University since 1917, and has an average enrollment of 250 students.

  1. Workers of the Writer's Program of the Works Progress Administration in the State of Ohio, The Ohio Guide, The Ohio State Archaeological and Historical Society, 1940.
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