|• Total||1.4 sq mi (3.5 km2)|
|• Land||1.4 sq mi (3.5 km2)|
|• Water||0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)|
|Elevation||525 ft (160 m)|
|• Density||930/sq mi (360/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1056423|
Miamitown is a census-designated place (CDP) in western Whitewater Township, Hamilton County, Ohio, United States. The population was 1,259 at the 2010 census. Although it is unincorporated, it has a post office, with the ZIP code of 45041.
Miamitown is located 16 miles (26 km) northwest of downtown Cincinnati. It is situated on the west bank of the Great Miami River at the intersection of Harrison Pike and Ohio State Route 128 (Hamilton Cleves Pike Road). Interstate 74 runs along the southern edge of the village, with access to it via Exit 7.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.37 square miles (3.54 km2), of which 1.34 square miles (3.48 km2) is land and 0.023 square miles (0.06 km2), or 1.72%, is water.
Miamitown was founded in 1816 by Arthur Henry, who operated a flour mill and distillery.
On May 26, 1989, about 5:25 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time, a 140-foot (43 m) section of the 556-foot (169 m) Harrison Road (US 52) temporary bridge over the Great Miami River fell about 40 feet (12 m) into the rain-swollen river after a pile bent.
Several witnesses reported a car and a pickup truck fell into the river, however only the two occupants of the car were recovered, no other vehicles were found and no other persons were ever reported missing.
The National Transportation Safety Board determined that the probable cause of the temporary bridge collapse was the selection by the Hamilton County Engineer's Office of a design by the National Engineering and Contracting Company that did not consider lateral loads and the failure of the Hamilton County Engineer's Office to promptly close the bridge when it became subject to significant debris loading. Contributing to the cause of the collapse was the failure of the Hamilton County Engineer's Office to submit the bridge design plans to the Ohio Department of Transportation for review as required by state law.
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- "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
- "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Miamitown CDP, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved November 14, 2012.
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- Accident Investigations - NTSB - National Transportation Safety Board
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