About Fort Thomas, KY

Welcome Home to Fort Thomas

Fort Thomas sits on the Ohio River in Campbell County in the state of Kentucky. It is minutes from the Ohio state line (right across the river) and Cincinnati is a mere 5 miles away. Fort Thomas is considered part of the Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky metropolitan area. The city covers about six-and-a-half square miles and over ten percent of it is water. Fort Thomas is a great place for families and boasts some of the best public schools in the country.

Fort Thomas Rental Trends

Are you looking for something near the Fort Thomas Dog Park? (Lucky, Rover!) Maybe you want something with a view of the Ohio River. Or perhaps all you want is a cozy studio with enough wall space for your growing collection of self portraits. (It’s getting a little creepy.) Okay. No judgments here. Whatever it is you're looking for, our apartment finder will help you find it and get you the best deal in town. Check out our rental and census data tables as well as our other fact sheets for more info about affordability and options for your future new digs.If you’re itching to start your search, you can begin by checking out some of the popular rentals below. Otherwise, keep on reading to learn more about this Kentucky Fort.

Life in Fort-T

Fort Thomas is extremely family-friendly, and that means they think about everyone in the fam, not just the little buggers. The city offers many opportunities to get fit and active with sports, senior programs and youth programs, including “Teeter Tots” for kids and parents starting at two-years old, “Tiny Tots Camp,” and “Summer Crafts Program.” Check out the Recreation Department’s website for more info. There are some great places to get out into the Great Outdoors in Fort Thomas. With plenty of playgrounds, athletic fields and courts, trails, and open fields, you will have no problem finding places to get active outdoors. The city even has an amphitheater, a disc golf course, and even that special place for your furry, four-legged friend: that’s right. A dog park. Woof. Walkers and joggers will love the Lunken Airport Bike Path. The 5-mile loop trail goes around the airport and gives some great views of the river as well as zooming airplanes coming in and out of the airport. If you’re the golfing type, you can get your green on at Highland Country Club in Fort Thomas. The 18-hole course is set in lovely green, rolling hills and is a local favorite. The club also has bowling facilities, a pool, and a banquet room for your next big bash. Who knows? Maybe you’ll have a bowling, swimming, banqueting party – and you’re all set here.

Fort Thomas residents get to enjoy special, spirited events throughout the year like “Spring Egg Hunt,” “Touch-a-Truck,” “Family Nights,” and “Summer Entertainment.” Keep an eye on the town’s calendar of events to see what’s going on and partake in some of the action.

Are you a horse lover? Kentucky is a great place to be, that’s for sure. Nearby Melbourne is home to Misty Ridge Farm, 40-acres of horse stables and riding facilities. They board and train horses and also offer lessons and host special events like Rodeo Camp and Pony Days Day Camp. Fun!

You Plus F-T

Find your new apartment in Fort Thomas and join about 16,000 other peeps who enjoy living in this Kentucky town on the Ohio River. With loads of activities, beautiful places to get outside, and simple access to Cincinnati, Fort Thomas is a great place to call home.