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About Florence

The City of Florence is the eighth largest city in Kentucky and is located in the 71st most rapidly growing county in the country. Florence has approximately 28,381 residents and is located in Boone County, Kentucky, just 10 miles south of the City of Cincinnati, Ohio. Florence is home to a large number of employers in the industrial fields and many hotels, restaurants, and retail shopping areas. The City of Florence is situated within 600 miles of 60% if the U.S. population, 58% of the country's manufacturing firms, and 59% of the nation's purchasing power. Florence is a full service community offering police, fire, EMS/ALS, water, sewer, public services, recreation, and administrative support services. Florence is 10.31 sq. miles in area. Our phenomenal transportation including I-71, I-75, I-275, the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport and the Ohio River. The portion of interstate 71/75 that traverses the City of Florence maintains one of the highest average daily traffic counts along I-71/I-75 in the nation totaling 144,000 vehicles per day.

Because of our consistent growth and conservative fiscal management policies, the City of Florence is able to offer top quality professional services at low tax rates for the residents and business sectors of our community. City services feature a 65 member state accredited police department, an 86 member paid/volunteer fire/EMS department at three fire stations, and a 61 member Public Services Department that manages water, sewer, storm water, streets, sidewalks, buildings, grounds, fleet services, capital improvement projects. We also offer modern family oriented recreational facilities including an aquatic center, state of the art skate park, and several other parks featuring traditional recreational amenities.

The City of Florence has a strong Mayor-Council form of government with non-partisan, at-large elections. The Mayor is elected every four years and the six-member City Council is elected every two years. The City is in the 60th and 66th state legislative districts, 11th state senatorial district, and the 4th congressional district.

City of Florence, KY
8100 Ewing Blvd.•Florence, KY 41042•Ph: 859.371.5491•Fax: 859.647.5411