Introduction to Cheviot, Ohio
Cheviot, Ohio, in Hamilton county, is 8 miles W of Cincinnati, Ohio. There are an estimated 9,015 people who live in the city.
Scottish immigrant, John Craig, purchased a portion of the land of Green Township in 1814 and in 1818, he laid out a village and named it after the Cheviot Hills in southern Scotland. Craig built a tavern and an inn on the Harrison Pike. Initially, it was a farming community. It was incorporated in 1901, and is now a residential suburb of Cincinnati.
Cheviot and Nearby Attractions
- Newport Aquarium
- Harvest Home Park
- William Howard Taft National Historic Site
- Miami Whitewater Forest
- Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
- Cincinnati History Museum
Things To Do In Cheviot
The exhibits at the Behringer-Crawford Museum focus on the regions history. A trip may be planned to Cinergy Children's Museum or the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden. The Big Bone Lick State Park with camping, fishing, hiking facilities, is a popular recreational spot. Other parks nearby include Devou Park, Little Miami State Park, and Harrison State Park. Some of the historic sites near Cheviot include the Harriet Beecher Stowe House and the William Howard Taft National Historic Site. Cox Arboretum & Gardens Metropark has speciality gardens and the well known Stonewall Perennial Garden which many people visit.
Air transportation is available at Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport.
Cheviot Higher Education
The closest colleges to Cheviot include the University of Cincinnati, Xavier University, and Northern Kentucky University.