Kenton County , Kentucky

Kenton County: County in Kentucky, United States

Kenton County locator map
Location of Kenton County on Kentucky map.

About

Kenton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 159,720 and a population density of 375 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 166,998 inhabitants. Its county seat is Independence, Covington. The county was created 181 years ago in 1840.

Geography

Kenton County is located at 38°56'0"N 84°32'0"W (38.9334600, -84.5333400). It has 2 neighbors: Boone County and Grant County.

Kenton county courthouse image
Kenton county courthouse

The largest city of Kenton County is Covington with a population of 40,341. Other cities include, Independence population 28,521, Erlanger population 19,246, Edgewood population 8,759 and Fort Mitchell population 8,241. See all Kenton County cities & populated places.

Weather

Kenton County forecast: Sunny, with a high near 84. more

Kenton county courthouse image

Kenton County map

Kenton County Quick Facts

Population : 166,998 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
Area : 426 km2
Water as percent of area : 2.5%
Land as percent of area : 97.5%
Named for : Simon Kenton
Altitude : 840 feet / 256 meters
Capital : Independence, Covington
Establishment : January 01, 1840
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 11:49:19 (5th August 2021)
Density : 392 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 4.36% (2010-2019)
Weather : 84℉ Sunny 7-days weather

Kenton County has 2 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Kenton County increased by 4.36% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 159,720 - census
2011 160,526 0.5% estimation process
2012 161,704 0.73% estimation process
2013 163,131 0.87% estimation process
2014 163,623 0.3% estimation process
2015 164,478 0.52% estimation process
2016 164,962 0.29% estimation process
2017 165,608 0.39% estimation process
2018 166,292 0.41% estimation process
2019 166,998 0.42% estimation process

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People born in Kenton County (7)

People born in Kenton County, including politician John G. Carlisle, politician Ken Lucas, racehorse owner and breeder Bruce Lunsford, you can see a list of people who born in Kenton County.

Kenton County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Kenton County.

City Name Population Title
Covington 40,341 City in Kentucky, United States
Independence 28,521 City in Kentucky
Erlanger 19,246 City in Kentucky, United States
Edgewood 8,759 City in Kentucky, United States
Elsmere 8,595 Town in Delaware
Fort Mitchell 8,241 City in Kentucky
Villa Hills 7,461 City in Kenton County, Kentucky, United States of America
Taylor Mill 6,802 City in Kenton County, Kentucky, United States of America
Fort Wright 5,745 City in Kentucky, United States
Ludlow 4,504 City in Kentucky
Crescent Springs 4,058 City in Kenton County, Kentucky, United States of America
Crestview Hills 3,343 City in Kenton County, Kentucky, United States of America
Park Hills 2,984 City in Kenton County, Kentucky, United States of America
Lakeside Park 2,762 City in Kenton County, Kentucky, United States of America
Ryland Heights 1,077 City in Kenton County, Kentucky, United States of America
Bromley 809 City in Kenton County, Kentucky, United States

Kentucky Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Kentucky 4,467,673 State of the United States of America
Jefferson County 766,757 County in Alabama, United States
Louisville 760,026 County seat of Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States
Fayette County 323,152 County in West Virginia, United States
Lexington-Fayette 314,488 Consolidated city-county in Kentucky, United States
Meads 288,649 Unincorporated community in Boyd County, Kentucky
Ironville 288,649 Unincorporated community in Boyd County, Kentucky
Lexington 225,366 City in Fayette County, Kentucky, United States
Boone County 133,581 County in Kentucky, United States
Warren County 132,896 County in Kentucky, United States
Hardin County 110,958 County in Tennessee, United States
Daviess County 101,511 County in Kentucky, United States
Campbell County 93,584 County in northeastern Wyoming, United States
Madison County 92,987 County in Kentucky, United States
Bullitt County 81,676 County in Kentucky, United States
Bowling Green 70,543 City in Kentucky

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