Cincinnati

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Cincinnati, Ohio
City
City of Cincinnati, Ohio
Images, from top, left to right: Cincinnati Skyline, John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge, Cincinnati Music Hall, Great American Ball Park, and the Findlay Market
Images, from top, left to right: Cincinnati Skyline, John A. Roebling Suspension Bridge, Cincinnati Music Hall, Great American Ball Park, and the Findlay Market
Flag of Cincinnati, Ohio
Flag
Official seal of Cincinnati, Ohio
Seal
Nickname(s): The Queen City, Cincy, The Fountain City
Motto(s): Juncta Juvant (Lat. Strength in Unity)
Location in Hamilton County and the state of Ohio.
Location in Hamilton County and the state of Ohio.
Cincinnati is located in the US
Cincinnati
Cincinnati
Location in the United States of America
Coordinates: 39°6′N 84°31′W / 39.100°N 84.517°W / 39.100; -84.517Coordinates: 39°6′N 84°31′W / 39.100°N 84.517°W / 39.100; -84.517
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyHamilton
Settled1788
Incorporated1802 as village / 1819 as city
Named forSociety of the Cincinnati
Government
 • TypeMayor–council
 • MayorJohn Cranley (D)
Area
 • City79.54 sq mi (206.01 km2)
 • Land77.94 sq mi (201.86 km2)
 • Water1.60 sq mi (4.14 km2)
Elevation482 ft (147 m)
Population (2010)[1]
 • City296,943
 • Estimate (2016)[2]298,800
 • RankUS: 65th
 • Density3,809.9/sq mi (1,471.0/km2)
 • Metro2,137,406 (US: 28th)
 • DemonymCincinnatian
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
Area code513
FIPS code39-15000[4]
GNIS feature ID1066650[5]
Websitecincinnati-oh.gov
The Skyline of Cincinnati

Cincinnati is a city in the southwestern corner of the state of Ohio near the states of Kentucky and Indiana. The city is in Hamilton County, Ohio. Cincinnati is home to major sports teams including the Cincinnati Reds and the Cincinnati Bengals, as well as events like the Cincinnati Masters and the Thanksgiving Day race. The University of Cincinnati traces its foundation to the Medical College of Ohio, which was founded in 1819.[6]

Cincinnati was named after the Roman leader Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus and was an early major city in the midwestern United States. Many Germans settled in the city and the Over-the-Rhine neighborhood gets its name from the river in Germany. Soap and machine tools are major industries in the area, which is home to the company Proctor and Gamble as well as Macy's. Cincinnati's economy and population declined in the late 1900s, but the city is on the upswing. The Over-The-Rhine neighborhood has seen a lot of new businesses and development in recent years.[7]

People from Cincinnati[change | change source]

References[change | change source]

  1. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 6, 2013.
  2. "2016 Census population estimates for every U.S. city, county, state (database)".
  3. "Zip Code Lookup". USPS. Archived from the original on September 3, 2007. Retrieved December 2, 2014.
  4. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  5. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  6. "UNIVERSITY OF CINCINNATI HISTORY IN BRIEF".
  7. "How Cincinnati Salvaged the Nation's Most Dangerous Neighborhood". POLITICO Magazine. Retrieved 2018-09-29.