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.

Cheviot History

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.

Cheviot Transportation

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.


Total Population 8,330
Male Share of the Population 52.4%
Female Share of the Population 47.6%
Senior Citizens 15.2%
Employed Population 16+ 4,126
Age of the Population 37


% of people married 34.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22.6%
Median Earnings25+ $31,810
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $25,034
Median Earnings With High School Degree $24,565


Median Family Income $50,047
% Above Poverty Level 80.3%
% Below Poverty Level 19.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7%
% Using Public Transportation 4%


People Living Alone 42.8%
Median Gross Rent $607
Median House Value $92,800


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 20.8%
US/American 0%
English 5.6%
Irish 20.8%

Cheviot Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 8 miles W of Cincinnati, Ohio
County Hamilton
Standard Zip Codes 45211
Phone Area Codes 513
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.156
Longitude -84.613

Cheviot Climate

Nearest Weather Stations


  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Distance 0.5 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 42 to 66 F
Annual Precip 44.7 inches
Distance 7.9 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 43 to 65 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 45 to 66 F
Annual Precip 42.6 inches
Distance 17.8 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 38 F
Apr Temp 39 to 65 F
Jul Temp 63 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 68 F
Annual Precip 44.6 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Cheviot, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Bridgetown (45211)

Fairmont (45211)

Mack (45211)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

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Location Population Median Family Income
Addyston 970 $35,000
Cleves 3,354 $66,848
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