Campbell County, Kentucky

county in Kentucky, United States

Campbell County is a county in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 90,336.[1] Its county seats are Alexandria and Newport.[2] It was formed on December 17, 1794.[3]

Campbell County
The Campbell County Courthouse in Newport
The Campbell County Courthouse in Newport
Map of Kentucky highlighting Campbell County
Location within the U.S. state of Kentucky
Map of the United States highlighting Kentucky
Kentucky's location within the U.S.
Coordinates: 38°57′N 84°23′W / 38.95°N 84.38°W / 38.95; -84.38
Country United States
State Kentucky
FoundedDecember 17, 1794
Named forJohn Campbell
SeatAlexandria and Newport
Largest cityFort Thomas
 • Total159 sq mi (410 km2)
 • Land151 sq mi (390 km2)
 • Water8.1 sq mi (21 km2)  5.1%%
 • Estimate 
 • Density612/sq mi (236/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district4th


  1. "State & County QuickFacts". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on July 8, 2011. Retrieved March 6, 2014.
  2. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2011-06-07.
  3. "Campbell County". The Kentucky Encyclopedia. 2000. Archived from the original on October 1, 2018. Retrieved August 21, 2014.