Yellow Springs, Ohio

Greene County


Yellow Springs is a small university town south of Springfield in Greene County in the U.S. state of Ohio. She had about 3800 inhabitants, 2010, approximately 3500 inhabitants in the census in 2000.

Your name, the city from the east of the city in the Glen Helen Nature Preserve located source, which is colored by a high mineral content yellow to orange. This source was the former resident Indians a sacred place.

Yellow Springs is the birthplace of jazz drummer Cindy Blackman and for many years the residence of comedian David Chappelle.


The place is home to the Antioch University Midwest, which emerged from the Antioch College. The college was founded in Yellow Springs in 1852 by the Christian Connection, and began his work in 1853. Horace Mann was the first president of the College. In 2008, the college was closed, but reopened in 2011, the president since then, Mark Roosevelt.