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The city of Middletown is primarily located in Butler County<1>. A portion of Middletown extends into Warren County.

The pronunciation of Middletown: MIH-duhl-town<2>

While we don't have a date for the founding of Middletown, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Middletown has a population of 48,862 people<3> (see below for details).

Middletown is 730 feet [223 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Middletown lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Middletown lies within the (513) area code.

Websites for Middletown ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Middletown had an population of 48,862 people. This is an increase of 0.35% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.32% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Middletown had a population of 48,694 people (which is 13.23% of the total population of Butler County). This makes Middletown the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Middletown represents 0.42% of the population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 18th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 48,694 people, the population of Middletown decreased 5.64% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 51,605 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Middletown.

Communities Also Named Middletown ...

While we believe that this Middletown is located in Butler County, we know of another 2 Ohio communities named Middletown. Those communities are located in the following counties: Champaign and Crawford County.

Beyond Ohio, there are 44 communities that are also named Middletown - they are located in British Columbia, California (2), Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Indiana (4), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky (3), Maine, Maryland (3), Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey (3), New York (2), North Carolina, Pennsylvania (7), Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia (2) and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Middletown ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Middletown.

  • Hamilton
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southwest)
  • Kettering
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
  • Fairfield
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairfield have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Fairfield
    • Fairfield is located in Hamilton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 42,603 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Fairfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairfield <5>
  • Mason
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Centerville
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the northeast)
  • Oxford
    (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
  • Lebanon
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Miamisburg
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northeast)
  • Springboro
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Springboro have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Springboro
    • Springboro is located in Warren County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,235 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Springboro
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springboro <5>
  • Forest Park
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest Park have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Forest Park
    • Forest Park is located in Hamilton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,534 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Forest Park
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest Park <5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Middletown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Middletown.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Middletown. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Middletown.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Middletown. Our list includes 16 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Middletown.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Middletown ...

Looking for more information about Middletown? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Middletown, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Middletown.

Adding Middletown to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Middletown in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Middletown was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Middletown on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Middletown.

The official website for Middletown:

The official website for Butler County:

The official website for State of Ohio:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Ohio's counties, including Butler, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Middletown. 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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Middletown.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Middletown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.


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