On the southwestern side of Miami County, visitors will find the delightful community of West Milton. West Milton traces its heritage to an early contingent of Quaker settlers in 1796. One settler, Joseph Evans, named the town Milton, in honor of his daughter’s favorite author, John Milton, author of “Paradise Lost”. Forbearers of the family had come from a town in England by the name of West Milton, as it later became known.

Upon your arrival to West Milton, you will be welcomed by a lovely, rural community.

The hospitality you will receive here can only be found in a place where people consider you part of the family. Stroll through it’s historic downtown filled with art, antiques and unique, vintage finds. Make sure to stop into the Pearson House Restaurant, known for its wonderful, home-cooked meals and delicious homemade pies…choose from over 20 kinds.

The Stillwater River, a state scenic river, flows along the Eastern edge of West Milton and provides a beautiful landscape for fishing, canoeing, or kayaking. And, top your visit to West Milton off with a tasting flight from Old Mason Winery. Located minutes from downtown, choose from more than a dozen kinds of wine made right here in West Milton.