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Welcome to Erlanger ...

The city of Erlanger is located in Kenton County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Erlanger has a population of 19,284 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Erlanger.

Erlanger is 830 feet [253 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Erlanger lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Erlanger lies within the (859) area code.

The ZIP code for Erlanger: 41018<4>

Websites for Erlanger ...

Official Website: www.friendshipcity.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Erlanger had an population of 19,284 people. This is an increase of 6.65% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 15.64% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Erlanger had a population of 18,082 people (which is 11.32% of the total population of Kenton County). This makes Erlanger the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Erlanger represents 0.42% of the population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 19th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 18,082 people, the population of Erlanger increased 8.43% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 16,676 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Erlanger.

Communities Also Named Erlanger ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Erlanger - it's located in North Carolina.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Erlanger.

Communities near Erlanger ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Erlanger.

  • Cincinnati [Hamilton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cincinnati
    • Cincinnati [Hamilton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Erlanger
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 304,548 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cincinnati
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cincinnati<6>
  • Covington [Kenton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Covington
    • Covington [Kenton County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Erlanger
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 40,314 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Covington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Covington<6>
  • Norwood [Hamilton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norwood
    • Norwood [Hamilton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Erlanger
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,696 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwood
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norwood<6>
  • Forest Park [Hamilton County]
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    • Forest Park [Hamilton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Erlanger
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,534 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Forest Park have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Forest Park
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Forest Park<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fort Thomas [Campbell County]
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      • Fort Thomas [Campbell County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Erlanger
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,261 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fort Thomas
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fort Thomas<6>
    • Newport [Campbell County]
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      • Newport [Campbell County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Erlanger
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,906 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newport<6>
    • Blue Ash [Hamilton County]
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      • Blue Ash [Hamilton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Erlanger
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,492 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blue Ash
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blue Ash<6>
    • Harrison [Hamilton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrison
      • Harrison [Hamilton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Erlanger
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,199 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrison have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrison
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrison<6>
    • Montgomery [Hamilton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Montgomery
      • Montgomery [Hamilton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Erlanger
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,888 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Montgomery
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Montgomery<6>
    • Reading [Hamilton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reading
      • Reading [Hamilton County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Erlanger
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,204 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reading
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reading<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Erlanger. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Erlanger.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Erlanger. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Erlanger.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Erlanger. See our Newspapers Page for Erlanger.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Erlanger ...

Looking for more information about Erlanger? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Erlanger, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Erlanger.

Adding Erlanger to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Erlanger in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Erlanger was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Erlanger on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1905).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Erlanger on our Genealogy Page.

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The official website for Erlanger: www.friendshipcity.com/

The official website for Kenton County: www.kentoncounty.org/

The official website for State of Kentucky: https://kentucky.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kentucky's counties, including Kenton, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Erlanger.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Erlanger - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Erlanger). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Erlanger or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Erlanger) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Erlanger. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ErlangerOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Erlanger. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.0167, Longitude: -84.6005    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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