Hebron, Kentucky

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Hebron, Kentucky
Area around Hebron, Kentucky
Area around Hebron, Kentucky
Location within Boone County and the state of Kentucky
Location within Boone County and the state of Kentucky
Coordinates: 39°3′57″N 84°42′4″W / 39.06583°N 84.70111°W / 39.06583; -84.70111Coordinates: 39°3′57″N 84°42′4″W / 39.06583°N 84.70111°W / 39.06583; -84.70111
CountryUnited States
 • Total6.43 sq mi (16.65 km2)
 • Land6.42 sq mi (16.62 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
879 ft (268 m)
 • Total6,195
 • Density965.10/sq mi (372.64/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
Area code(859)
FIPS code21-35542
GNIS feature ID493986[2]

Hebron (/ˈhbrən/) is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Boone County, Kentucky, United States.[2] The city is named after the biblical city of Hebron. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 5,929.[3] It is home to the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, which serves Cincinnati and the Tri-State (Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana) area.


Hebron, c. 1910

Previously known as Briar Thicket and possibly Hecla, the community post office established in 1858 was named for the local Hebron Lutheran Church.[4]


Hebron is located in northern Boone County, on the western edge of the Cincinnati–Covington suburbs. Interstate 275 forms the northern edge of the CDP, with the CDP of Francisville to the north. The center of Hebron is focused around the intersection of Kentucky Route 20 and Kentucky Route 237, located 3 miles (5 km) west of the entrance to Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport. Downtown Cincinnati is 16 miles (26 km) to the east of Hebron by I-275 and I-75/71.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Hebron has a total area of 6.4 square miles (16.7 km2), of which 0.012 square miles (0.03 km2), or 0.18%, is water.[3]


Historical population
U.S. Decennial Census[5]


Hebron is served by one daily newspaper, The Kentucky Enquirer (an edition of The Cincinnati Enquirer), and by one weekly newspaper, The Boone County Recorder. Hebron is also served by twelve television stations and many radio stations as part of the Greater Cincinnati media market.

In popular culture[edit]

Movies that were filmed in part in Hebron include Airborne[6] which shows portions of KY 8 and KY 20.


Hebron is home to major operations/headquarters such as:

  • Amazon.com Regional Fulfillment Centers in World Park (4 of 15 nationwide)
  • Wayfair Fulfillment Center
  • DHL eCommerce Distribution Center[7]
  • Anderson Manufacturing, a manufacturer of rifles, parts and accessories [8]



Hebron is served by (and is home to) Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (IATA: CVG, ICAO: KCVG, FAA LID: CVG), which is a hub for DHL Aviation and a focus city for Allegiant Air.


Hebron is served by one major interstate highway. Interstate 275 is an outer-belt highway through Northern Kentucky.

It is also served by numerous state highways: Kentucky Route 237 (North Bend Road), Kentucky Route 20 (Petersburg Road), and formerly Kentucky Route 3168 (Limaburg Road).

ARTIMIS is Greater Cincinnati's interstate information service. Current highway conditions are available 24/7 locally by dialing 511. For out-of-town drivers or "511"-disabled phone systems, one can call 513-333-3333.

In 2010, work on the KY 237 bridge over I-275 finished, with additional sidewalk and storm drain work.

Bus service[edit]

Hebron is served by the Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky (TANK) which serves Northern Kentucky and operates bus links in Cincinnati at Metro's main Government Square hub.

Historic places[edit]

Hebron Deposit Bank

The following have been listed on the National Register of Historic Places:

  • J.M. Aylor House
  • Allie Corn House
  • Cave Johnson House
  • Crisler-Crisler Mounds Site
  • Hebron Deposit Bank
  • Rev. Robert E. Kirtley House

Notable people[edit]


Public schools are part of Boone County Schools.


  1. ^ "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved March 18, 2022.
  2. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hebron, Kentucky
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Hebron CDP, Kentucky". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 12, 2020. Retrieved November 20, 2013.
  4. ^ Rennick, Robert M. (1987). Kentucky Place Names. University Press of Kentucky. pp. 135–136. ISBN 0813126312. Retrieved 2013-04-28.
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.
  6. ^ Greater Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky Film Commission. "Shot Here". Archived from the original on 2006-10-23. Retrieved 2007-07-25.
  7. ^ "Northern Kentucky is a logistics powerhouse - Lane Report | Kentucky Business & Economic News". Retrieved 2020-12-30.
  8. ^ "Gunmaker marketed Dayton shooter's weapon as 'orchestra of metal and hellfire'". NBC News.
  9. ^ "AllMusic - Record Reviews, Streaming Songs, Genres & Bands". AllMusic.
  10. ^ "It's Official: Cannibal Corpse Are the Top-Selling Death Metal Band of the Soundscan Era". blabbermouth.net. November 17, 2003. Retrieved February 5, 2009.