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ABOUT BOWLING GREEN, OHIO
The town of Bowling Green is located 25 miles south of Toledo, Ohio, a major American port city. As part of the American Midwest and the Great Lakes region, it is noted for both agricultural and industrial activity. Bowling Green is a safe, quiet, academically-oriented town with a population of 30,000 (not counting BGSU students). Local banks, restaurants, shopping, entertainment, and places of worship are within walking distance of the campus.
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Bowling Green is easy to reach by car and is within comfortable driving distance of most major cities in Ohio and the East Coast. In fact, Bowling Green is within one-day’s drive of half of the population of the United States! Interstate 75 borders the east edge of the campus and U.S. Route 6 is just south of the city. Interstates 80 and 90 (the Ohio Turnpike) are only 20 minutes to the north; turnpike exit 64 provides the most direct route to the campus. The city has interstate bus service and Toledo Express Airport is about a 45-minute drive from the campus. The Detroit Airport which serves more cities and has more air service is about 1 1/4 hours away.
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