Introduction to Alexandria, Kentucky
Alexandria, Kentucky, in Campbell county, is located 14 miles S of Cincinnati, Ohio. The city is located in the Cincinnati metropolitan area, and has a population of 8,286 residents.
Originally this area was settled by a family called Spillman in 1793. The city was named after the older predecessor called Alexandria in Virginia. The first post office was set up in 1819. The city was incorporated in 1834. It became the county seat of Campbell County in 1840.
Alexandria and nearby Attractions
- Museum of Anthropology
- Taft Museum of Art
- Devou Park
- Grant Birthplace
Things To Do In Alexandria
Grant Birthplace, the childhood home of Ulysses S. Grant is a notable historic site. Withrow Nature Preserve and Devou Park are also major tourist attractions. Museum of Anthropology and Taft Museum of Art are very popular among the tourists. Several festivals like the Northern Kentucky Wine Festival and Alexandria Fair & Horse Show are hosted by the city every year.
Cincinnati/ Northern Kentucky International Airport provides air transportation facilities.
Alexandria Higher Education
Colleges and universities near to the city include the Northern Kentucky University, Xavier University, Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, and University Of Cincinnati - Raymond Walters College.