Kenton County

Kenton County, Kentucky

303 Court St
Covington, KY 41011
Phone: (859) 392-1600
Fax: (859) 392-1639

On central northern border of KY, south of Cincinnati, OH; organized Jan 29, 1840 from Campbell County. Name Origin: For Simon Kenton (1755-1836), KY scout and Indian fighter

Area (sq mi):: 164.38 (land 161.97; water 2.42) Population per square mile: 948.70
Population 2005: 153,665 State rank: 3 Population change: 2000-20005 1.50%; 1990-2000 6.60% Population 2000: 151,464 (White 93.30%; Black or African American 3.80%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.60%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 1.60%. Median age: 34.50
Income 2000: per capita $22,085; median household $43,906; Population below poverty level: 9.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $29,194-$32,449
Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 22.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 59.60%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Covington County seat (43,010)
  • Independence County seat (17,940)
  • Erlanger (16,746)

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    Two of the projects, Walton Solar Power Plants 1 & 2, will be constructed in Kenton County on parts of a 60-acre property at 352 York Road.
    Prather with illustrations by Hayley Mullins, which was published by Shoo-fly Publications will be added to the Kenton County, Kentucky, Library.
    Before working at the university, Sidebottom was a public defender and prosecutor, and was a district judge in Kenton County.
    I am the young adult programming librarian at the Erlanger branch of Kenton County Public Library (KCPL); this branch is the busiest library in Kentucky.
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    The first of nine PSB 5500 vehicles was also delivered to the Kenton County Airport Board for use at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport.
    A small group of investors Tuesday asked for a full-panel review by a federal appeals court of a bankruptcy settlement between Delta Air Lines, the Kenton County Airport Board, and the trustee overseeing bonds issued in 1992 for the construction and expansion of Terminal 3 at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport.
    US Bank, a subsidiary of US Bancorp (NYSE: USB), said on 9 January it has been awarded the depository and treasury management services business for the Kenton County Airport Board, the operator of the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG).
    Onkst began his career at the Kenton County Public Library and has served there for 27 years.