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Wilberforce
Greene County, Ohio







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Statistics & Facts

The Ohio state capital is Columbus.
The population of Wilberforce is approximately 2271 2010.
The approximate number of families is 201 1990, 242 2010.
The amount of land area in Wilberforce is 8.009 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.135 sq kilometers.
The distance from Wilberforce to Washington DC is 393 miles.
The distance to the Ohio state capital is 54 miles. (as the crow flies)
Wilberforce is positioned 39.71 degrees north of the equator and 83.88 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

southeast of Dayton and close to Xenia
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Attractions

Wilberforce is the site of Wilberforce and Central State Universities. These are among the outstanding predominately and historically African-American institutions of higher learning in the United States.

Wilberforce is also the location of an outstanding museum of African-American history. "NOTED NOTABLES"
Colonel Charles Young was a prominent figure in the history of African-Americans in the US military. At the time of the First World War, Colonel Young rode from his home in Wilberforce to Washington, DC to convince the War Department of his fitness for duty. This gallant effort did not earn him the assignment he sought. The persistence of many African-American officers to follow ultimately led the significant roles that many African-American officers play in the present US military.
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