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Montgomery County, Ohio


"Jewel of Twin Valley"

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Statistics & Facts

The Ohio state capital is Columbus.
The population of Germantown is approximately 5547 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,884 (1990), 2142 (2010).
The amount of land area in Germantown is 9.294 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Germantown to Washington DC is 419 miles.
The distance to the Ohio state capital is 81 miles. (as the crow flies)
Germantown is positioned 39.63 degrees north of the equator and 84.36 degrees west of the prime meridian.

History & History Related Items

Germantown was founded in 1803 by Philip Gunckel, who was originally from Pennsylvania. Germantown is known for its historic downtown area and the unique wagon-wheel design of its alley system, which was originally laid out by Gunckel when he settled in Germantown. The downtown area was added to the National Historic Register in 1976.
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The founding of Germantown



The Pretzel Festival, held every year in Veteran's Memorial Park, is a tribute to the German heritage of the first settlers in the area.

The 2nd oldest Inn in Ohio (The Florentine), is located in Germantown. Also, the covered bridge on Center Street is the only kind of bow-string bridge in existence in the world.

For more information about Germantown, Ohio, Please contact the Village Manager's Office at (937) 855-7255.
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Germantown City Government

Village of Germantown, Ohio
75 North Walnut Street
Germantown, Ohio 45327
Phone: 937-855-7255

A Manager/Council form of government is utilized in Germantown. It is a full service community with Water, Sewer, Police, Fire and Parks services for its residents.

For more information about Germantown, Ohio, Please contact the Village Manager's Office at (937) 855-7255.

Germantown Community News

Hello from former students
We used to go to Valley View. We miss it and just wanted to say hello to everyone back home!!!!!!!!!!!!! bye bye!!!! - Becky and Amy (4-21-99)

Germantown Schools

Germantown is part of the Valley View School System. The Valley View Spartans are known throughout the state for its dominating football team of the 1990's.

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