Mason is increasingly being recognized as a rapidly growing, progressive community with an attractive industrial base. It is the largest city in Warren County.
Known as a business-friendly community, it stands ready to work with developers and business owners to create a carefully planned and attractive community that serves both residents and businesses. The number of new businesses regularly looking to locate in Mason and the expansion of existing enterprises confirms Mason’s success. Cintas Corporation, Mitsubishi, Procter & Gamble’s Health Care Research Center, and Luxottica Retail are among the premier companies located in Mason.
The City of Mason is approximately 25 miles north of Cincinnati. Mason is located on Route 42. It sits directly between I-75 and I-71 five miles north of I-275. Driving time to downtown Cincinnati is less than 35 minutes. Driving time to the valley industrial area is approximately 15 minutes.
The Jewish Hospital Outpatient facility and the West Chester Medical Center are located nearby. The world-renowned Children’s Hospital Medical Center Liberty Campus is also a short drive away. Bethesda North Hospital is about 10 minutes from Mason. Cincinnati hospitals are approximately 20 minutes away and the Atrium Medical Center near I-75/SR 122 is 20 minutes away.
Mason shopping includes Deerfield Towne Center, an open air mall that includes specialty merchants and restaurants. This lifestyle shopping center is expanding daily along Mason-Montgomery Road. Also, downtown Mason has small independent businesses, specialty stores and restaurants. Currently the downtown is going through a revitalization giving the downtown a new look, but still preserving its history. Nearby shopping includes stores along Route 42, Tri-County Shopping Center and Forest Fair. Kenwood Towne Center is located 15 miles southeast and offers several anchor department stores and numerous nationally recognized stores.
Mason is recognized as the resort area of southwest Ohio and is “Ohio’s Largest Playground”. Paramount’s Kings Island Amusement Park, The Beach Waterpark, Great Wolf Lodge and Conference Center, The Golf Center at Kings Island are among the prominent recreation destinations in the area. Mason is home to the world-recognized Tennis Masters Series-Cincinnati as well as several well-loved local annual events. The Alverta Green Museum, operated by the Mason Historical Society, keeps the city in touch with its historical roots.
There are seven city parks covering 301 acres that include sports fields/courts, fishing lakes, hiking trails, picnic shelters, playgrounds, a swimming pool and wildlife areas. The City of Mason operates and manages a state-of-the-art community recreation center that was built by the school district. The Community Center has over 150,000 square feet of recreational and leisure facilities and equipment, as well as hundreds of programs and activities. Mason hosts several annual events including Red Rhythm & Boom held in July.
Mason is home to the Cincinnati School of Music which offers private lessons for children and adults for a variety of instruments and voice.