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Welcome to Miami ...

So far, we found very little information about Miami. The little that we've found leads us believe that the community is historic.<1>

We've added Miami to our Gazetteer with the hope that we can develop more information. We would especially like to find the location of Miami - knowing its coordinates, we can explore things like its relationship to neighboring communities, nearby cemeteries, etc. If you can help us with Miami, please Contact Us.

While we don't have the exact location of Miami , we believe that it would have been located within present day Erie County<2>.

The pronunciation of Miami: my-AM-ee<3>

When the people of Miami referred to themselves (known as a demonym), they are believed to have used Miamian<4>

Time Zone: The area where Miami was located is in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Communities Also Named Miami ...

While we believe that this Miami is located in Erie County, we know of another 2 Ohio communities named Miami. Those communities are located in the following counties: Hamilton and Lucas County.

Beyond Ohio, there are 18 communities that are also named Miami - they are located in Arizona, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Manitoba, Michigan, Missouri, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Texas (2), Virginia and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Miami.

The official website for Erie County:

The official website for State of Ohio:

Footnotes ...

<1>We use the term 'Historic' broadly and it generally means that the community no longer exists. However, it can also mean that the community might still exist, but was significantly larger or had a more 'official' existence in the past than it does now. Unfortunately our sources of data have proven to be unreliable. If you can provide us with more specific information about Miami, please let us know so that we can improve our accuracy.
<2>If you're interested in how the shape of Ohio's counties, including Erie, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<3>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Miami. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<4>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Miami refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Miami may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.


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