New Carlisle, Ohio
Originally called Monroe, New Carlisle and the Terre Coupee Prairie it overlooks was included in lands ceded to the US by the treaty made with the Pottawatomie Indians in 1826. In 1933, John Dillinger committed his first bank robbery (taking $10,000) from the New Carlisle National Bank.
Thirty-five minutes northeast of Dayton in Clark County, New Carlisle is rural in character and location, but not in spirit. While farming is still one of the primary occupations, the rural location has drawn other businesses dependent on the outdoors, including Meadow Views Growers and Honey Hill Farm. Housing in the downtown historic district features renovated historic homes next door to antique stores. One finds all kinds of homes in the New Carlisle area from modest homes to larger, new homes and condominiums.With 5,800 residents, there’s plenty of time to live life to the fullest in New Carlisle.
Ten minutes north of I-70, State Routes 571 and 235 provide access to the village. The city is10 minutes from I-75. Dayton International Airport services the area and is a 20-minute drive.
The Springfield Regional Medical Center is located in Springfield. The hospital offers, among other amenities, an emergency center, a birthing center and a nursing school. Other hospitals are located to the south in Dayton via I-70, I-75 and I-675.
Both the old and the new entice shoppers with several antique stores in the downtown, while flowers, bedding plants and other garden necessities invites shoppers to Honey Hill Farm. Neighborhood retail centers and restaurants serve residents’ daily needs. The city has been working diligently on improving the downtown area with newer street lighting and trees.
New Carlisle is home to the Sugar Isle public golf course. The city has six baseball diamonds, five play grounds, an outdoor (heated) swimming pool, picnic areas as well as three tennis courts. A paved trail is available for walkers and bikers towards the south of the city. The city hosts an annual Heritage of Flight Festival and Parade in September. Biking, hiking and general outdoor pursuits keep residents as busy as they want to be, and yet near enough to the greater variety of pursuits in Springfield.