Hebron, Kentucky

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Hebron is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Boone County, Kentucky, United States. The city is named after the biblical city of Hebron. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 5,929. It is home to the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, which serves Cincinnati and the Tri-State (Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana) area.

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History

Previously known as Briar Thicket and possibly Hecla, the community post office established in 1858 was named for the local Hebron Lutheran Church.

Geography

Hebron is located in northern Boone County, on the western edge of the Cincinnati-Covington suburbs. Interstate 275 forms the northern edge of the CDP, with the CDP of Francisville to the north. +more The center of Hebron is focused around the intersection of Kentucky Route 20 and Kentucky Route 237, located 3 mi west of the entrance to Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. Downtown Cincinnati is 16 mi to the east of Hebron by I-275 and I-75/71.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Hebron has a total area of 17 sqkm, of which 0 sqkm, or 0.18%, is water.

Demographics

Media

Hebron is served by one daily newspaper, The Kentucky Enquirer (an edition of The Cincinnati Enquirer), and by one weekly newspaper, The Boone County Recorder. Hebron is also served by twelve television stations and many radio stations as part of the Greater Cincinnati media market.

In popular culture

Movies that were filmed in part in Hebron include Airborne which shows portions of KY 8 and KY 20.

Economy

Hebron is home to major operations/headquarters such as: *Amazon. +morecom Regional Fulfillment Centers in World Park (4 of 15 nationwide) *Wayfair Fulfillment Center *DHL eCommerce Distribution Center *Anderson Manufacturing, a manufacturer of rifles, parts and accessories.

Transportation

Air

Hebron is served by (and is home to) Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport , which is a hub for DHL Aviation and a focus city for Delta Air Lines, Allegiant Air, and Frontier Airlines.

Highways

Hebron is served by one major interstate highway. Interstate 275 is an outer-belt highway through Northern Kentucky.

It is also served by numerous state highways: Kentucky Route 237 (North Bend Road), Kentucky Route 20 (Petersburg Road), and formerly Kentucky Route 3168 (Limaburg Road).

ARTIMIS is Greater Cincinnati's interstate information service. Current highway conditions are available 24/7 locally by dialing 511. +more For out-of-town drivers or "511"-disabled phone systems, one can call 513-333-3333.

In 2010, work on the KY 237 bridge over I-275 finished, with additional sidewalk and storm drain work.

Bus service

Hebron is served by the Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky (TANK) which serves Northern Kentucky and operates bus links in Cincinnati at Metro's main Government Square hub.

Historic places

The following have been listed on the National Register of Historic Places: *J. M. +more Aylor House *Allie Corn House *Cave Johnson House *Crisler-Crisler Mounds Site *Hebron Deposit Bank *Rev. Robert E. Kirtley House.

Notable people

Geoff Davis, +more_House_of_Representatives'>U. S. Representative, Kentucky's 4th congressional district *Jason Johnson, Major League Baseball pitcher *Pat O'Brien, Lead Guitarist of top selling American Death Metal band, Cannibal Corpse *Max Montoya, former NFL guard for Cincinnati Bengals and Oakland Raiders *John Graves, captain of Culpeper County Militia and First Lieutenant of 8th Virginia Regiment during American Revolution.

Schools

Public schools are part of Boone County Schools.

*Conner High School *Conner Middle School *Goodridge Elementary School *North Pointe Elementary School *Thornwilde Elementary School

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