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Cincinnati, Ohio

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Welcome to Cincinnati ...

The city of Cincinnati is located in Hamilton County and is the County Seat for Hamilton County.

The pronunciation of Cincinnati: sin-sin-NATTY<1>

When the people of Cincinnati refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Cincinnatian<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Cincinnati has a population of 302,605 people<3> (see below for details).

Cincinnati was established in 1788.

The community of Cincinnati is 710 feet [216 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Cincinnati lies within the (513) area code.

Websites for Cincinnati ...

Official Website:

Chamber of Commerce:

Junior League:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Cincinnati had an population of 302,605 people. This is an increase of 1.91% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 8.66% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Cincinnati had a population of 296,943 people (which is 37.01% of the total population of Hamilton County). This makes Cincinnati the county's most populous community.

The population of Cincinnati represents 2.57% of the total population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 296,943 people, the population of Cincinnati decreased 10.37% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 331,285 people).

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

Communities Also Named Cincinnati ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Cincinnati - they are located in Arkansas, Illinois (2), Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (5), Missouri and Texas.

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

Communities near Cincinnati ...

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

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    • Fairfield [Butler County]

      • Fairfield [Butler County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Cincinnati
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    • Florence [Boone County]

      • Florence [Boone County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Cincinnati
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    • Independence [Kenton County]

      • Independence [Kenton County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Cincinnati
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    • Erlanger [Kenton County]

      • Erlanger [Kenton County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Cincinnati
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    • Forest Park [Hamilton County]

      • Forest Park [Hamilton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Cincinnati
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    • Sharonville [Butler County]

      • Sharonville [Butler County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Cincinnati
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    • Loveland [Hamilton County]

      • Loveland [Hamilton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Cincinnati
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    • Blue Ash [Hamilton County]

      • Blue Ash [Hamilton County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Cincinnati
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    • Harrison [Hamilton County]

      • Harrison [Hamilton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Cincinnati
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    • Springdale [Hamilton County]

      • Springdale [Hamilton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Cincinnati
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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 Cincinnati. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cincinnati.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Cincinnati. 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 Cincinnati.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cincinnati. Our list includes 604 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Cincinnati.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cincinnati ...

Looking for more information about Cincinnati? 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 Cincinnati, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Cincinnati.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Ohio

About Hamilton County

About Ohio

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Cincinnati:

The official website for Hamilton County:

The official website for State of Ohio:

Footnotes ...

<1>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Cincinnati. While it might not be exactly right, hopefully it will be close. If we have it wrong or there's a better way to pronounce the name, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Cincinnati refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Cincinnati may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Cincinnati.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cincinnati - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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- Cincinnati) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Cincinnati. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cincinnati

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cincinnati. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.1040, Longitude: -84.5120    






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