Campbell County, KY

CAMPBELL COUNTY, situated on the northerly boundary of Kentucky, on the southerly side of Ohio river. Area, 260 square miles. Face of the country hilly; soil fertile. Seat of justice, Newport. Pop. in 1820, 9,022; in 1830, 9,893; in 1840, 5,214; in 1850, 13,127. (Fanning's, 1853)

Place Unit Type
Containing Unit
Birthplace of
Name Type
Newport, KY City or Town
Southgate, KY City or Town
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