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Welcome to Harrison ...

The city of Harrison is located in Hamilton County<1>.

The location of Harrison has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Harrison has a population of 11,932 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Harrison is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Harrison is within the boundaries of the (513) area code.

Websites for Harrison ...

Official Website: www.harrisonoh.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Harrison had an population of 11,932 people. This is an increase of 20.56% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 59.37% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Harrison had a population of 9,897 people. This makes Harrison the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Harrison represents 0.09% of the population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 173rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 9,897 people, the population of Harrison increased 32.19% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 7,487 people).

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

Communities Also Named Harrison ...

While we believe that this Harrison is located in Hamilton County, we know of another 5 Ohio communities named Harrison. Those communities are located in the following counties: Champaign, Fulton, Knox, Pickaway and Vinton County.

Beyond Ohio, there are 45 communities that are also named Harrison - they are located in Arkansas, California, Florida (2), Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Michigan (4), Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey (3), New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (2), South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Harrison ...

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

  • Cincinnati [Hamilton County]
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    • Cincinnati [Hamilton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Harrison
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 304,548 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cincinnati
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cincinnati<6>
  • Hamilton [Butler County]
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    • Hamilton [Butler County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Harrison
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 62,148 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamilton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hamilton<6>
  • Fairfield [Hamilton County]
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    • Fairfield [Hamilton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Harrison
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 42,603 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fairfield
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairfield<6>
  • Covington [Kenton County]
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    • Covington [Kenton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Harrison
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 40,314 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Covington<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Florence [Boone County]
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      • Florence [Boone County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Harrison
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,423 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Florence
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Florence<6>
    • Oxford [Butler County]
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      • Oxford [Butler County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Harrison
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 23,535 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oxford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oxford<6>
    • Norwood [Hamilton County]
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      • Norwood [Hamilton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Harrison
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,696 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norwood<6>
    • Erlanger [Kenton County]
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      • Erlanger [Kenton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Harrison
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,393 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Erlanger
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Erlanger<6>
    • Forest Park [Hamilton County]
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      • Forest Park [Hamilton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Harrison
      • 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.<2> 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>
    • Newport [Campbell County]
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      • Newport [Campbell County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Harrison
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,906 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newport<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 Harrison. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Harrison.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Harrison ...

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

Adding Harrison to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Harrison 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 Harrison was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Harrison on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1901).

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

Mentions & References for Harrison

The Communities of Ohio

About Hamilton County

About Ohio

The official website for Harrison: www.harrisonoh.org/

The official website for Hamilton County: www.hamilton-co.org/

The official website for State of Ohio: https://ohio.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Ohio's counties, including Hamilton, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Harrison.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Harrison - 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- Harrison) 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 Harrison. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HarrisonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Harrison. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.2538, Longitude: -84.7943       In this case, the coordinates for Harrison have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.




 

 

 

 

 


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