The county of Kenton is located in Kentucky and was founded in 1840. There are 159,720 residents in Kenton who have access to courthouses in Covington. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. Kentucky is part of the 6th federal circuit court as well.
There are 40,640 residents in Covington, which is 13.7 square miles and 509ft above sea level. It was settled in 1815 and is governed by a Commission-City Manager local government.