Introduction to Fort Thomas, Kentucky
Fort Thomas, Kentucky is 6 miles S of Cincinnati, Ohio. It is in Campbell county. The city is part of the Cincinnati metro area. The population of Fort Thomas is 16,495.
Fort Thomas History
The city of Fort Thomas is located in the Bluegrass region in Campbell County near the Cincinnati metro area. The city was named in the honor of General George Henry Thomas. General Philip Sheridan personally selected the 11 acres of the city land predicting it to become the "West Point of the West." This post was named Fort Thomas. The 6th Infantry Regiment of United States established their camp in Fort Thomas, and remained until June 1898.
Fort Thomas and nearby Attractions
- Cincinnati History Museum
- Devou Park
- William Howard Taft National Historic Site
- Twin Oaks Plantation and Golf Club
- Highland Country Club
Things To Do In Fort Thomas
The Twin Oaks Plantation and Golf Club is a rolling green golf turf where people can enjoy a stroll. The Devou Park is another place where people can enjoy camping, fishing, and picnicking. To know more about the city's history tourists can visit the Cincinnati History Museum. The William Howard Taft National Historic Site is also a popular tourist destination.
Fort Thomas Transportation
Flights are available from Cincinnati/ Northern Kentucky International Airport.
Fort Thomas Higher Education
Higher education can be availed from several universities including Thomas More College, University of Cincinnati, Wilmington College, and Xavier University.