West Chester is one of 13 townships in Ohio’s Butler County. It is located in the southeastern corner of the county and on the southwestern border of Ohio and Indiana. West Chester is less than 20 miles away from the major city of Cincinnati and is part of the Greater Cincinnati Metropolitan Area. Approximately 61,000 people call West Chester home.

A Brief History of West Chester

West Chester was the last township to be established in Butler County. Its land was taken from nearby Liberty Township in 1823. It was originally called Union Township, but its residents referred to it as West Chester. Since there was another Ohio township by the name of Union, they eventually and officially changed it to West Chester Township in 2000.

West Chester Today

These days, West Chester is an idyllic suburb of Cincinnati. It has grown to be the most populous township in Butler County and boasts some famous current and former residents. They include, but are not limited to 61st Speaker of the United States House of Representatives John Boehner, NFL fullback John Conner, Hall of Fame baseball player Ken Griffey Jr. and his father Ken Griffey Sr., Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Jordan Hicks, and Ohio Senator Bill Coley.

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