Cincinnati Area Information

More About the City and Area We Call Home

Cincinnati is located in the southwest quadrant of Ohio right on the Ohio River and is home to more than two million residents.  Greater Cincinnati includes parts of northern Kentucky and southeast Indiana and offers a unique blend of living preferences. Whether it be urban living in downtown Cincinnati, across the river in the historic areas of Kentucky, or out in a rural setting in southeast Indiana, there is a place for you and your family to call home. The low cost of living, stress free commutes and world class arts and entertainment offerings makes the greater Cincinnati area very livable.  Cincinnati has a rich history and there are many attractions and events celebrating its past.

  • Fortune 500 Companies: Proctor & Gamble, Kroger, Chiquita, Federated, Fifth Third, Western & Southern Financial, Toyota North American, Cincinnati Financial, Cintas, Convergys, Omnicare, General Cable are headquartered here in the area.

  • Colleges: Xavier University, University of Cincinnati, Miami, Mount St Joe, and a number of Associate Degree Programs at Cincinnati State

  • Secondary Education: Nationally and State ranked Public Schools Catholic Schools, Non-denominational Private Schools., Vocational Schools, as well as Charter Schools (School of the Performing Arts, the German School, Walnut Hills)

  • Professional Sports: Cincinnati Reds, Bengals and the Cyclones as well as college football and basketball.  Ohio State University and University of Kentucky are both within 90 minutes drive time.

  • Sports Enthusiasts: The Flying Pig Marathon, bike trails; canoeing on the Little Miami River; boating on in-land lakes as well as the Ohio River; Neighborhood Recreation Centers & private sports clubs; golf courses- world class golf courses including two of the top three in Ohio; Association for Tennis Professionals Master Series in August

  • Arts & Culture: Broadway Plays, Riverbend Concerts, Cincinnati Art Museum. The National Underground Railroad Freedom Museum, Cincinnati Ballet, Cincinnati Pops and Symphony

  • Family Fun: Newport Aquarium, Kings Island Amusement Park, The Beach, Coney Island, Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, Cincinnati Childrens’ Museum, WEBN Fireworks on the river

  • Hospitals: The hospitals in Cincinnati are all non-profit and provide excellent patient care.   Children’s Hospital Medical Center (# 3 in the nation ) University Hospital(noted for its trauma unit), Shriners Burn Hospital,  Christ Hospital (noted for heart treatment)

  • Dining: Cincinnati is know for its chili, whether it be a 3-way, a 5-way, or even goetta. There is a wide variety of restaurants on both sides of the river.

  • Shopping: From the discount stores (Target, Walmart, K-mart) to department stores (Nordstroms, Macys, Dillards, JC Penney, Kohls and IKEA) to unique neighborhood boutiques and gift shops

  • Riverboat Casinos: Argosy (within 20 minutes of downtown) Belterra and Grand Victoria are within a short drive.