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Dayton is a home rule-class city along a bend of the Ohio River in Campbell County, Kentucky, in the United States. The population was 5,338 at the 2010 census. It is less than 3mi from downtown Cincinnati, Ohio.GeographyDayton is located in the northernmost part of Campbell County at, on the inside of a bend in the Ohio River. It is the most northernmost community in Kentucky as well. Dayton is bordered by Bellevue to the southwest and Fort Thomas to the southeast. To the north, across the Ohio River, is Cincinnati in Hamilton County, Ohio. The closest bridge across the Ohio is the Daniel Carter Beard Bridge on Interstate 471, connecting Newport with Cincinnati.According to the United States Census Bureau, Dayton has a total area of 5.0sqkm, of which 3.3sqkm is land and 1.7km2, or 33.61%, is water. Dayton is located within Kentucky's Outer Bluegrass region in the Upper South.ClimateThe climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Dayton has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.Dayton is in Kentucky (KY). Use our world travel planner: Dayton and all its delights await.
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