Hillsboro is located in southwestern Ohio 50 miles east of Cincinnati
in Highland County
(of which it is the county seat). The population estimate for July 1, 1998 was 7,350, an increase of 1,115 since 1990.
Rocky Fork Lake and Rocky Fork State Park are conveniently located 5 miles and 10 miles, respectively, east of town. In addition, Paint Creek Lake is about 15 miles to the northeast. Another nearby attraction is the Seven Caves area about 15 miles east-northeast of town. The park-like setting has seven lighted trails for hikers and nature lovers.
Hillsboro Elks Lodge Golf Course, a 9-hole facility and Rocky Fork Golf & Tennis Center, an 18-hole layout are open to the public.
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10/17 Coming to The area
Clay Alliance Spring Pottery Fair Cincinnati OH May4 The Clay Alliance Spring Pottery Fair is a combination of nearly 50 local clay artisans who exhibits and sells their unique ceramic creations.
Smokin' on the Water - BBQ Festival By The Lake Liberty IN May4-5 Arts, Crafts, and Antiques of all kinds are permitted and desired. Lawn Equipment, Golf Carts, Personal Mobility Devices, Home Healthcare Products, ATVs, RVs, Vehicles, Boats, Outdoor Cooking Equipment, and Sporting Goods are also permitted and desired.
CincItalia the Cincinnati Italian Festival Cincinnati OH May17-19 Come early and be dazzled by CincItalia's Italian Auto Show and enriched by our traditional Italian Statue Procession.
Kentucky Sheep and Wool Festival Lexington KY May18-19 A family friendly Festival for young and old alike, the Kentucky Sheep and Fiber Festival has not only a wonderful selection of Fiber and Sheep related vendors, but also Educational Demonstrations, Irish Dancers, Live Music, a Tractor Show, Live Animals and much more.
Fort Harrod Beef Festival Harrodsburg KY May31-June1 The festival is designed to showcase Kentucky's beef industry. If you are looking for a fun, exciting and educational weekend full of activities; then the Fort Harrod Beef Festival is the place to be! Features a range of activities, and many center around a delicious array of beef. There are activities to suit many different interests and ages.
Park Street Festival Columbus OH June7-8 So many Food Trucks, so little time! Bringing you the best & most diverse food trucks in all of Ohio, all in one place!