What is in the Department's coverage area?

In our primary response area, there are:

  • Eight schools with a total enrollment of 3,364 students in grades pre-school thru high school, along with a small private college with approximately 100 students
  • 9 daycare centers, and 1 assisted living/nursing home with approximately 190 patients
  • Railroads
  • The Ohio River
  • The Licking River
  • Interstate I-471
  • Two vital bridges crossing to Cincinnati
  • Campbell County Courthouse and jail
  • U.S. Post Office Branch
  • Various commercial structures

Within the City are three major tourist attractions located in the city which together attract over 3 million people annually:

  • The Newport Aquarium
  • Newport on the Levee” entertainment complex
  • The World Peace Bell and Millennium Monument

Riverboat is home to South Shore, a 22-story luxury condo complex and Vue 180, a luxury apartment complex. Newport Pavilion is a full operation with a variety of stores to choose from including:

  • Kroger Marketplace
  • Target
  • Dicks Sporting Goods
  • Petsmart
  • Michaels
  • Ulta beauty
  • Several restaurants

Newport is also the home to New Rift Distilling a new Kentucky bourbon producer established in 2014. Recently completed projects include the new Hampton Inn and Aloft hotels as well as a new luxury apartment complex called Aqua.

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4. What is the Department's coverage area?
5. What is in the Department's coverage area?