History Of Indian Hill


Indian Hill had it's beginnings as farming community in the 1800's.  In 1904, Cincinnatians bought up farmhouses as rural weekend destinations.  In 1924, the Camargo Realty Company formed.  More ambitious building took place with grand mansions, many with stables, being built.  Indian Hill was incorporated as a village in 1941.  Today, the population is 5700.  The official name is The Village of Indian Hill, even though under Ohio code it is a city. 

An early school in the area was Camp Dennison.  Today, it is a popular restaurant named "The School House". The Indian Hill Rural School District was formed in 1936. Today, the district includes two elementary schools and a junior & senior high school.  As far as enrollment, Indian Hill is the largest high school in the league and has received numerous awards and recognitions over the years as one of the best high schools in the nation.  The school district today not only includes Indian Hill but parts of Sycamore Township.

Some interesting Indian Hill facts...  Among the notable residents of Indian Hill are Peter Frampton, rock star, and Marvin Lewis, Bengals head coach.  At one time the first man on the moon, Neil Armstrong, was a resident.