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Kenton County, Kentucky

Photo: Robert Patton House, ca. mid-1850s, 1533 Garrand Street, Covington, KY. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1986. Photographed by user:Greg5030 (own work), 2010, [cc-by-3.0 (creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)], via Wikimedia Commons, accessed January, 2014.

Kenton County Photo


Kenton County Neighborhoods

Kenton County administrative offices are located at 303 Court Street, Covington, KY 41011; phone: 859-392-1400.

The county was created in 1840 and named for Brigadier General Simon Kenton [1755-1836]. Kenton is reported to have saved Daniel Boone's life at Boonsborough.