Introduction to Independence, Kentucky
Independence, Kentucky, in Kenton county, is 15 miles S of Cincinnati, Ohio. The city is considered part of the Cincinnati metropolitan area. Independence has a population of 14,982.
Independence was incorporated in 1842. It was named Independence for celebrating the separation of Kenton County from Campbell County. The city grew considerably after annexing large plats of land in the neighboring areas from 1960 to 1984.
Independence and nearby Attractions
- Behringer - Crawford Museum
- Vent Haven Museum
- Devou Park a
- William Howard Taft National Historic Site
Things To Do In Independence
Residents of Independence love to visit the Devou Park, Mills Road Park, and Pioneer Park. Vent Haven Museum and Behringer - Crawford Museum are also worth visiting. Tourists also flock to the William Howard Taft National Historic Site, for its historical significance. One can be at the Kenton County Fair, which is hosted by the city every year in July.
Cincinnati/ Northern Kentucky International Airport is a short distance away.
Independence Higher Education
Higher education institutes that can be attended by the city's residents include the Northern Kentucky University, Xavier University, Cincinnati State Technical and Community College, and University of Cincinnati - Main Campus.