Whitewater Township, Ohio
Whitewater Township marks the southwest corner of Hamilton County and the state of Ohio; Harrison and Crosby Township border Whitewater Township to the north and Colerain and Miami Townships lie eastward. The Great Miami and Whitewater Rivers weave their way between the three communities which comprise the township, Elizabethtown and Hooven, which are primarily residential, and Miamitown, which is renowned for its numerous antique shops.
The small-town atmosphere created by a population of 5500, as well as quality schools, draw newcomers to Whitewater Township and ensure that many of its native-born residents are also life long residents; its towns are places where grandparents live close to their children and grandchildren. Easy access to larger areas coupled with a strong sense of community make Whitewater Township not only convenient but distinctly inviting to those desiring a quiet, small town lifestyle as well as the opportunities afforded by more metropolitan areas.
Nearby I-275 and I-74 make it a mere 15 minute drive from Whitewater Township to Downtown Cincinnati and a 25 minute drive to the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. No bus lines service Whitewater Township.
Good Samaritan Hospital, located in Downtown Cincinnati, and Mercy Franciscan Hospital - Western Hills are the closest hospital facilities; both are about 25 minutes from Whitewater Township.
Miamitown offers the most shopping opportunities of Whitewater Township's three communities, drawing far-away visitors to browse its antique and craft shops. In the tradition of small towns, local mom and pop stores serve Whitewater Township residents. Northgate Mall is only 15 minutes away and offers the conveniences of a large shopping center.
Two parks, Whitewater Park and Fenwick Park, are located in Whitewater Township; both contain baseball and soccer fields. In addition, the Whitewater Township Community Center offers residents two senior groups and other services as well as providing picnic shelters, playgrounds, baseball and soccer fields, tennis, basketball and volleyball courts and a walking trail. The joint Miami-Whitewater Hamilton County Park is another valuable resource, its golf course is a haven for Whitewater Township's golf enthusiasts.