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Kenton County, Kentucky

county in Kentucky, United States

Kenton County is a county in Kentucky. Its county seats are Covington and Independence.[1]

Kenton County
Kenton County Courthouse in Independence
Kenton County Courthouse in Independence
Map of Kentucky highlighting Kenton 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°56′N 84°32′W / 38.93°N 84.54°W / 38.93; -84.54
Country United States
State Kentucky
Founded1840
Named forSimon Kenton
SeatCovington and Independence
Largest cityCovington
Area
 • Total164 sq mi (420 km2)
 • Land160 sq mi (400 km2)
 • Water4.1 sq mi (11 km2)  2.5%%
Population
 (2010)
 • Total159,720
 • Density997/sq mi (385/km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern)
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
Congressional district4th
Websitewww.kentoncounty.org

Kenton County is included in the Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. "Find a County". National Association of Counties. Retrieved 2016-02-19.