Dayton is a city of 166,179 in Southwest Ohio. It is the center of the Dayton-Springfield-Greenville, Ohio metro area with a 2006 population of 1,085,094.
Dayton is known as the Gem City and it's no wonder. In addition to being the birthplace of aviation (the Wright brothers, Orville and Wilbur, lived here and perfected their design for the first practical aircraft), it is also home to one of the few multi-site National Parks in the U.S.- the Dayton Aviation Heritage Park. There are several things to do and see in the region; the city itself and the suburbs that surround.