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Welcome to Kettering ...

The city of Kettering is primarily located in Montgomery County<1>. A portion of Kettering extends into Greene County.

The pronunciation of Kettering: KEHT-ur-ing<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Kettering has a population of 54,855 people<3> (see below for details).

Kettering was established in 1798.

The community of Kettering is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Kettering: (937)

Websites for Kettering ...

Official Website: www.ketteringoh.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Kettering had an population of 54,855 people. This is a decrease of 2.33% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.6% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kettering had a population of 56,163 people (or 10.49% of the total population of Montgomery County). This makes Kettering the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Kettering represents 0.49% of the total population of Ohio (which has 11,536,504 people), making it the state's 13th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 56,163 people, the population of Kettering decreased 2.33% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 57,502 people).

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

Communities Also Named Kettering ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Kettering - it's located in Maryland.

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

Communities near Kettering ...

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

  • Middletown [Butler County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middletown
    • Middletown [Butler County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Kettering
    • Estimated population in 2019: 48,807 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<6>
  • Beavercreek [Greene County]
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    • Beavercreek [Greene County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Kettering
    • Estimated population in 2019: 47,741 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Beavercreek have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Beavercreek
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Beavercreek<6>
  • Huber Heights [Montgomery County]
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    • Huber Heights [Montgomery County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Kettering
    • Estimated population in 2019: 38,154 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Huber Heights have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Huber Heights
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Huber Heights<6>
  • Fairborn [Greene County]
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    • Fairborn [Greene County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Kettering
    • Estimated population in 2019: 33,876 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Fairborn have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fairborn<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Xenia [Greene County]
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      • Xenia [Greene County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Kettering
      • Estimated population in 2019: 26,947 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Xenia<6>
    • Riverside [Montgomery County]
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      • Riverside [Montgomery County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Kettering
      • Estimated population in 2019: 25,133 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Riverside have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Riverside
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Riverside<6>
    • Trotwood [Montgomery County]
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      • Trotwood [Montgomery County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Kettering
      • Estimated population in 2019: 24,403 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Trotwood have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Trotwood
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Trotwood<6>
    • Lebanon [Warren County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lebanon
      • Lebanon [Warren County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Kettering
      • Estimated population in 2019: 20,659 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lebanon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lebanon<6>
    • Miamisburg [Montgomery County]
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      • Miamisburg [Montgomery County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Kettering
      • Estimated population in 2019: 20,143 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Miamisburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Miamisburg<6>
    • Springboro [Montgomery County]
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      • Springboro [Montgomery County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Kettering
      • Estimated population in 2019: 18,931 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Springboro have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Springboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Springboro<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 Kettering. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Kettering.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Kettering. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Kettering.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kettering ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Ohio

About Montgomery County

About Ohio

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Kettering: www.ketteringoh.org/

The official website for Montgomery County: www.co.montgomery.oh.us/

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 Montgomery, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The pronunciation we've provided is our attempt to give a phonetic pronunciation for Kettering. 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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Kettering.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kettering - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Kettering) 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 Kettering. 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 Kettering

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kettering. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.6896, Longitude: -84.1686    
<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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