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Bordering Wright-Patterson Air Force Base just off I-675, Fairborn is home to Wright State University and approximately 33,000 people. This pretty, quiet town is right beside Huffman Prairie, where the Wright Brothers worked on creating an aircraft and trained themselves to fly.
Homes for Sale in Fairborn, OH
Homes for sale in Fairborn, OH span the entire spectrum. From beautiful, nicely appointed condominiums to spacious single-family homes in neighborhoods and on the rural outskirts of town, there’s a piece of Fairborn real estate for every need.
Children who live in Fairborn attend Fairborn City Schools. The two elementary schools, Fairborn Primary and Fairborn Intermediate, feed into Baker Middle School and Fairborn High School. Fairborn Primary School has the distinction of being the largest elementary school in the entire state. Many people choose to search for homes for sale in Fairborn, OH based on their proximity to certain schools.
Parents who opt for private schools can send their kids to Bethlehem Lutheran School, which serves children from pre-kindergarten through Grade 8.
Wright State University, Hondros College of Nursing and the Air Force Institute of Technology are all located in Fairborn, as well.
Shopping and Restaurants in Fairborn
Fairborn has plenty of shopping and dining. This well-rounded town caters to military, college students and every other group with the Mall at Fairfield Commons. We’re also close to the Greene Town Center; between the two, you’ll find every major retailer and several locally owned boutiques.
Locals love First Watch, Tsao’s Cuisine and the Chantilly Cream Dessert Shop. Whether you’re looking for something to-go or you’d like to enjoy an entire evening dining out, you’ll find the perfect spot in Fairborn. Try the Miami Valley Dinner Theatre in nearby Springboro, where local performers provide big-city style entertainment.
Things to Do in Fairborn
In August, Fairborn hosts an annual Sweet Corn Festival; the following month, the city holds the U.S. Air Force Marathon.
Whether you want to golf at one of our challenging courses or you’d prefer to spend an afternoon at the Regal Fairfield Commons Stadium 20, there’s always something to do in this pretty city. We’re proud to have the Skyborn Drive-In Theatre right in town, and the Greene 14 and IMAX is just a short drive away.
The Nutter Center at Wright State hosts a variety of great events, from WWE Live to concerts featuring big-name bands such as the Eagles. The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force is also located here, which is a great place to spend a day (or two).
Fairborn Parks and Recreation
The Fairborn Parks and Recreation Division maintains nearly 715 acres of pristine parkland. They manage 20 parks, a historical home, a nature reserve, and the Wright Brothers Huffman Prairie Bikeway. The parks include spraygrounds, playgrounds and skate parks. We have baseball fields, basketball courts and tennis courts, as well as volleyball courts and so much more.
Fairborn Commute Times
Because Fairborn is just outside of Wright-Patterson Air Force Base on I-675, commuting to nearby cities is usually a snap.
From Fairborn to:
- Beavercreek: 10.6 miles
- Xenia: 11.8 miles
- Vandalia: 14.9 miles
- Fort McKinley: 15.6 miles
- Kettering: 19.3 miles
- Centerville: 20.6 miles
- Miamisburg: 22.3 miles
- Clayton: 23.1 miles
- Columbus: 61.4 miles
- Cincinnati: 67.1 miles
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