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The City of Independence KY

The City of Independence is located in the "Heart" of Kenton County. Independence is located about 15 minutes south of Cincinnati, Ohio and offers a unique lifestyle different from neighboring towns because we are able to offer urban amenities in a rural setting.

Independence is one of the fastest growing cities in the Commonwealth and was recently ranked as the 99th fastest growing city in the nation. We encourage you to visit Independence and see why so many are quickly making us the place they call home.

City Council's next meeting will be held 5/6/2024

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Now hiring Lateral & Contract Police Officer Positions

See the requirements and instructions on how to apply.

Upcoming Events

4/13/2024 – Tree Sapling Giveaway 9am-12pm
4/27/2024 – Free Shredding Event 10a-12p
7/5/2024 – July 4th Celebration-Day 1
7/6/2024 – July 4th Celebration-Fireworks
12/7/2024 – Christmas Walk

Learn more about these events...

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The City of Independence is proud of our financial transparency with our residents by using OpenGov. Learn more here, or go directly to OpenGov to view the city budget, building permit and police data.


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