Brecon, Ohio

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Brecon, Ohio
Census-designated place
Location in Hamilton County and the state of Ohio.
Location in Hamilton County and the state of Ohio.
Coordinates: 39°16′50″N 84°21′23″W / 39.28056°N 84.35639°W / 39.28056; -84.35639Coordinates: 39°16′50″N 84°21′23″W / 39.28056°N 84.35639°W / 39.28056; -84.35639
Country United States
State Ohio
County Hamilton
Area
 • Total 0.5 sq mi (1.4 km2)
 • Land 0.5 sq mi (1.4 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[1] 870 ft (270 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 244
 • Density 450/sq mi (170/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-08378[2]
GNIS feature ID 1064484[1]

Brecon is a census-designated place (CDP) in Sycamore Township, Hamilton County, Ohio, United States. The population was 244 at the 2010 census.[3]

History[edit]

Brecon was a depot on the Cincinnati, Lebanon and Northern Railway. In 1894, it was described as a village of 50 inhabitants with a store, school and church.[4]

Geography[edit]

Brecon is located at 39°16′50″N 84°21′23″W / 39.28056°N 84.35639°W / 39.28056; -84.35639,[5] along East Kemper Road, 18 miles (29 km) northeast of downtown Cincinnati and just north of the interchange between Interstate 71 and Interstate 275. The community is bordered by the CDP of Highpoint to the north, unincorporated Sycamore Township to the east, the city of Montgomery to the south, the city of Blue Ash to the southwest, and the city of Sharonville to the northwest.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.54 square miles (1.4 km2), all of it land.[3]

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