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Truly a hidden jewel located between Florence and Walton, Kentucky, the small bedroom community of Union has so much to offer, making it a most desirable place to live. There are 5,600 residents in the area.
Although the feeling is still suburban rural, in recent years Union and outlying areas have been experiencing a surge in residential growth bringing to the area newer suburban housing as well as luxury estates nestled on wooded acreage. There is no major business or industry in the area and the residents seem to prefer it that way. People seem to fall in love with Union because it’s one of the few places you can still purchase a home in the “country” and be only minutes from city conveniences and the expressways. Union residents have the distinction of having the highest average property values in the county, the highest per capita income in the county and the lowest unemployment rate! Quiet and inviting, charming, warm and friendly, a real sense of community can be found here. Union has it all! Homes range from small to expansive with many newly built residences available.
Union is only 10 minutes from I-75 and 20 minutes from downtown Cincinnati and just a few miles from the Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International airport. The region is bisected by Kentucky State Route 42.
St. Elizabeth West Hospital is located at I-75 at the Florence Exit and staffs a 24-hour emergency room. Other nearby hospitals include St. Elizabeth South in Edgewood (10 minutes) and St. Elizabeth North in Covington (15 minutes).
The Florence Mall is a short drive away and features 130 speciality stores and is centrally located in Florence, close to all Boone County residents Crestview Hills Town Center at I-275 and Dixie Highway is a lifestyle center featuring Dillards as an anchor along with a wide assortment of speciality stores and restaurants offering clothing, cosmetics, home furnishings and sporting equipment.
Nearby Florence is home to the "Florence Family Aquatic Center". This four-acre facility opened is located on the campus of the Florence Government Center in the heart of Boone County. The Aquatic Center features a lazy river, 25-meter competition pool, two sprayground areas, spiral and speed slides and a zero-depth pool. There is a membership charge for this center.
The "Florence/Boone County Skate Park" with 22,000 square feet of concrete is a park for skateboarders, bikers, rollerblades and in-line skaters of course. Located on the campus of the Florence Government Center, this facility is designed for the novice as well as the experts.
"Florence Freedom", a Frontier League Baseball team was the 2005 Frontier League Organization of the Year. Florence Freedom plays at Champion Field in the heart of Boone County, and offers a hometown, professional baseball experience and is an outing for young and old alike.
"R.C. Durr YMCA" is a state-of-the-art YMCA centrally located in Boone County on Route 18. The YMCA features a heated indoor pool and an outdoor pool, both with 25 lanes. A fitness center with cardio, strength training and free weights, the YMCA has personal fitness programs, a full gymnasium other programs for members.
Boone County has several public golf courses: "Boone Links" has been named “Best Bang for the Buck” by Golf Digest. This 27-hole facility is open year round, weather permitting. Just off of Route 18 between Florence, Hebron and Burlington, "Lassing Point" is an 18-hole course with a driving range and short-game center on the premises. "World of Golf "is a great place to play, practice and learn.
"Dinsmore Homestead" is a unique historical site where visitors can learn what rural life was like in the 19th and early 20th centuries. Home Tours and seasonal events are a highlight to Boone County History. Nature enthusiasts enjoy the hiking trails developed in cooperation with the Kentucky Nature Conservancy and the Boone County Parks Program.
Boone County naturally attracts horse lovers, but is also popular with those looking for sports such as swimming, soccer, baseball, tennis, and pee wee football. The arts are represented with dance and art classes available locally and in neighboring Cincinnati. Most any activity is within reach for Boone County residents.
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