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 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 167,949 inhabitants. Its county seat is Independence, Covington. The county was created 181 years ago in 1840.

Kenton county courthouse image
Kenton county courthouse
Kenton county courthouse image

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 map

The largest city of Kenton County is Covington with a population of 40,314. Other cities include, Independence population 28,903, Erlanger population 19,393, Edgewood population 8,779 and Fort Mitchell population 8,263. See all Kenton County cities & populated places.

Weather

Kenton County forecast: A chance of rain showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%. more

Kenton County Quick Facts

Population : 167,949 (2020)
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 : 20:28:27 (27th October 2021)
Density : 394 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 4.9% (2010-2020)
Weather : 68℉ Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather

Kenton County has 2 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Kenton County increased by 4.9% in 10 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
2020 167,949 0.57% 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.

Other places with the same name (1)

Kenton County Populated Places (more)

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

City Name Population Title
Covington 40,314 City in Kentucky, United States
Independence 28,903 City in Kentucky
Erlanger 19,393 City in Kentucky, United States
Edgewood 8,779 City in Kentucky, United States
Elsmere 8,646 Town in Delaware
Fort Mitchell 8,263 City in Kentucky
Villa Hills 7,481 City in Kenton County, Kentucky, United States of America
Taylor Mill 6,820 City in Kenton County, Kentucky, United States of America
Fort Wright 5,779 City in Kentucky, United States
Ludlow 4,506 City in Kentucky
Crescent Springs 4,138 City in Kenton County, Kentucky, United States of America
Crestview Hills 3,333 City in Kenton County, Kentucky, United States of America
Park Hills 2,995 City in Kenton County, Kentucky, United States of America
Lakeside Park 2,753 City in Kenton County, Kentucky, United States of America
Ryland Heights 1,081 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
Jefferson County 767,452 County in Alabama, United States
Louisville 760,026 County seat of Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States
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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 135,396 County in Kentucky, United States
Warren County 134,510 County in Kentucky, United States
Hardin County 111,309 County in Tennessee, United States
Daviess County 101,978 County in Kentucky, United States
Madison County 94,265 County in Kentucky, United States
Campbell County 94,020 County in northeastern Wyoming, United States
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Christian County 71,478 County in Missouri, United States
Bowling Green 70,631 City in Kentucky