Ahero is a town in Kenya. It is part of Nyando District of Nyanza Province. Ahero hosts a town council. It has an urban population of 7,891 and a total population of 61,556 (1999 census ). The town is located 20 kilometres east of Kisumu, the Provincial capital. Two major roads meet at Ahero, the B3 road from Nakuru To Kisumu and A1 road from Tanzanian border. The Nyando River flows through central Ahero. The main local industry is agriculture, including rice fields.