Columbia Township, Ohio
Columbia Township was founded in 1791. Formerly one of the largest townships in the state of Ohio, Columbia Township is now a 2.5 square mile group of nine "island" areas: Norwood Green, Ridgewood Subdivision, Madison Place, Stewart Road, Ridge and Highland, Old Red Bank, Camargo Road, Plainville, Seven Hills, Williams' Meadow, Monning and Camp Dennison. These areas border Indian Hill, Mariemont, Cincinnati, Fairfax, Norwood, and Mariemont. The limited-rule township is a "Tree City USA Community" that offers no earnings tax.
Cincinnati buses serve the various areas. I-75, I-71, I-275 and the Norwood Lateral are within 5-10 minutes connecting commuters to the greater Cincinnati area. Downtown Cincinnati is located with 10-15 minutes on the highway or via Columbia Parkway.
Most of Cincinnati's major hospitals are within 10 to 20 minutes, including Children’s Hospital Medical Center, University Hospital, Good Samaritan Hospital, Christ Hospital, Bethesda North and Jewish Kenwood.
The various areas of Columbia Township offer neighborhood shops and hundreds of business. National branded stores are found at the Kenwood Towne Centre (which is 5-10 minutes away) with three anchor stores and over 200 specialty shops.
Depending upon the Columbia Township location, there are various recreational activities available including many sports leagues. There are many area parks in or nearby the areas. The Pioneer Memorial Cemetery on Wilmer Avenue is the oldest cemetery in Hamilton County is the resting place of the pioneer Columbia settlement. The Cincinnati Reds Great American Ballpark and Cincinnati Bengals Stadium are within 10-15 minutes.