Middletown is located southwest of the state of Ohio and a city in Butler County that sits in the Great Miami River. The area where the present-day Middletown stands were founded in 1802, and it was suggested that the name was taken after its location that is in between Dayton and Cincinnati. The area has a lively agricultural trading activity, and its products include corn, wheat, tobacco, livestock, and others. The produce of the village was then transported to Cincinnati and New Orleans via wagons and riverboats. The city’s industrial development started early and mainly centered on paper, tobacco, and steel. However, when the tobacco industry declined, the writing and steel with the continuous rolling process.