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Whether you are a young professional, starting a family, or retiring; interested in higher education at a university or career school; Fairborn is a city and a community with opportunity.

Living Here

The Fairborn community offers many local amenities to fit the lifestyles of families, young professionals, and the empty nester. Fairborn offers a quaint small town feel and atmosphere, still within minutes of larger metro areas including Dayton, Columbus, and Cincinnati.

Fairborn offers a true walkable historic downtown experience and unique character with more than 80 locally owned shops, service businesses, and restaurants. Fairborn’s downtown is also the focal point of many festivals and events, where the whole community comes to enjoy great food, shopping, and fun.

Cost of Living Here
family biking at the park
  • 686 acres dedicated park space
  • 18 parks
  • 3 nature reserves
  • 2 performing arts pavilions
  • 13 city-maintained softball and baseball diamonds
  • Home of the United States Air Force Marathon that attracts nearly 10,000 runners annually
    from all over the world
  • 3 public and 2 private golf courses in Greene County
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This 84-acre pasture, a national historic landmark, is where the Wright Brothers put their dreams into action developing a fully controllable airplane and training themselves and others to be pilots.

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Located near the Huffman Prairie Interpretive Center on an overlook about two miles from the flying field, this memorial was erected by Daytonians in 1940 to honor Wilbur and Orville Wright as the inventors of the airplane.

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Located near the Huffman Prairie Interpretive Center on an overlook about two miles from the flying field, this memorial was erected by Daytonians in 1940 to honor Wilbur and Orville Wright as the inventors of the airplane.

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This 11,500-seat, multi-purpose complex hosts nationally-touring stage acts, music concerts and family shows. It is also home to Wright State University NCAA Division I basketball and other sporting events and tournaments.

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Travel this 12-foot wide urban trail linking Downtown Fairborn with the Wright Brothers Memorial, Huffman Reserve Metro Park, and Wright State University. It also extends to Huffman Prairie Flying Field.

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