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Campbell County, Kentucky

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Campbell County was founded December 17, 1794, two years after the creation of the Commonwealth of Kentucky, becoming the state's 19th county. Campbell County was carved out of Scott, Harrison and Mason counties. The original county included all of present Boone, Kenton, Pendleton, and most of Bracken and Grant counties. Campbell County is named in honor of John Campbell, an Irish immigrant who was a soldier, explorer, statesman and one of the drafters of the Kentucky Constitution.

Adjacent Counties

Cities & Communties

  • Alexandria (County Seat)
  • Bellevue
  • Brayville
  • California
  • Camp Springs
  • Claryville
  • Cold Spring
  • Crestview
  • Dayton
  • Fort Thomas
  • Highland Heights
  • Melbourne
  • Mentor
  • Newport (County Seat)
  • Oneonta
  • Silver Grove
  • Southgate
  • Wilder
  • Woodlawn



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