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Kenton is a city in Hardin County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Simon Kenton, Indian fighter

The latitude of Kenton is 40.646N. The longitude is -83.609W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 991 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,181.


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Median household income
Local
$29,065
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Kenton demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Hardin County Fair - Sept. 4-9, 2007
Dates often change. Check Kenton web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Lawrence Woods State Nature Preserve
Historic sites and museums: Organette House Mechanical Music Museum

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Kenton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hardin County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 43326 ZIP code.

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27% of Kenton residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Kenton ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Kenton was $16,324, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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6% of Kenton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Kenton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $296.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $663.


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Libraries in Kenton include Mary Lou Johnson-Hardin County Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Kenton include Kenton Times

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Hardin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Kenton political report.

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The average commute time for Kenton workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Kenton include Amerihost Inn.

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