With more than 60,000 residents in the city and more than 100,000 residents in Clark County, Springfield is a thriving community with a landscape highlighted by a range of trees that have earned recognition on a "best in the nation" survey. Springfield boasts many "hands-on" learning experiences, as well as shopping, restaurants, cinemas, parks, a reservoir at Buck Creek State Park, and a performing arts center that brings world-class entertainment to town. In addition, visitors travel many miles to visit such local attractions as the Summer Arts Festival in Veterans Park, Frank Lloyd Wright's Westcott House and the Heritage Center Museum.
Three major Ohio cities -- Cincinnati, Columbus, and Dayton -- are located near Springfield. Interstate 75, one of the nation's busiest north-south corridors, can be accessed just 20 minutes west in Dayton, downtown Columbus is an hour drive to the east with interstate connections throughout the Midwest, and Cincinnati is approximately 90 minutes to the Southwest.
The Greater Springfield Convention and Visitors Bureau provides an outstanding resource for those wanting to learn more about the area. To learn more about where Wittenberg students most like to go, check out this page.