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Mount Airy is a neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio.
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Mt. Airy Water Tower

Mount Airy is a neighborhood in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.

Mount Airy was incorporated as a village in 1865 from land given by Mill Creek and Green townships. Mount Airy was annexed by the City of Cincinnati in 1911.

The neighborhood includes the 1,471 acre Mt. Airy Forest, the largest of the Cincinnati parks. The Mt. Airy water tower, resembling a castle, was built in 1926-27. The complex includes 13 towers on two levels and has a capacity of 8.5 million gallons.

Notable natives

Hall of Fame baseball player Ken Griffey, Jr., who also spent part of his career with the Cincinnati Reds, grew up in Mount Airy.

Coordinates: 39°11′29″N 84°34′13″W / 39.191447°N 84.570223°W / 39.191447; -84.570223

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