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Where is Cincinnati, OH?

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Cincinnati is a city found in Ohio, The United States Of America. It is located 39.16 latitude and -84.46 longitude and it is situated at elevation 192 meters above sea level.

Cincinnati has a population of 296,943 making it the 3rd biggest city in Ohio. It operates on the EDT time zone, which means that it follows the same time zone as Columbus.

Quick facts

Country The United States Of America
State Ohio
Population 296,943
Elevation 192 m over sea level
Time Zone EDT
Longitude -84.456890
Latitude 39.162000
Airports Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, Cincinnati Municipal Lunken Airport

Description

Located directly across the Ohio River from Covington, Kentucky, Cincinnati is one of the State of Ohio's larger cities along with Columbus and Cleveland.

One of America's early boomtowns, Cincinnati expanded rapidly in the early 19th century to become the first major inland city in the country. Today, as then, it's renowned for its hard-working, public spirited citizens.

This is a city of dedicated sports fans (some say fanatics), as baseball's Cincinnati Reds and football's Cincinnati Bengals are hometown teams. Other major attractions for locals and visitors include the Cincinnati Tennis Masters, the city's annual flower show, and its German-oriented Oktoberfest, the largest one in North America


Did you know?

  • Cincinnati houses one of the largest collections of nineteenth-century German architecture in the U.S.
  • Baseball's Cincinnati Reds, the hometown team, was named for America's first professional baseball team, the Cincinnati Red Stockings.
  • Steven Spielberg, the world famous film director, was born in Cincinnati.

cincinnati skyline

Cincinnati Skyline

Attractions


  • Paramount Kings Island
    Welcome to the most visited seasonal theme park in the U.S.!

    The Midwest's largest amusement park, Paramount's Kings Island, is home to over 80 rides, shows and attractions, including 15 thrilling roller coasters.

    Experience Tame the Beast, one of the longest wooden coasters in the world, admire the amazing 1/3 scale replica of the Eiffel Tower; enjoy a splash in Boomerang Bay, a family water park featuring several slides and a wave pool or join the live entertainment shows for added fun!

  • Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden
    A top attraction in Cincinnati, the Zoo and Botanical Garden is more than 125 years old.

    One of the oldest and best in North America, it attracts more than a million visitors each year.

    Discover fabulous plant species (more than 3,000 of them) and learn about the 500 animals from the various continents of the world that live here.

    The stars of the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden include the exotic collections of felines, featuring the magnificent white lions, the Sumatran rhino exhibit, the superb botanical garden and the creatures of the evening in the Nocturnal House.

  • Cincinnati Museum Center
    Located in Union Terminal and built in 1931, the Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Station was has been restored to its Art Deco splendor.

    Home to a number of museums, the Museum Center is a Cincinnati vacation must for the whole family.

    The Cincinnati Historical Society Museum has one of the largest regional collections in the U.S., while the Cinergy Children's Museum is home to nine interactive exhibits, including Kids at Work, Energy Zone and Waterworks.


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This page was last modified on October 2, 2015.