Edgewood, one of Northern Kentucky’s largest suburbs, has an appealing All-American quality with its 9,400 residents. Edgewood was incorporated in 1948. In 1968, it merged with Summit Hills Heights and Pius Heights.
This community has grown and prospered through the years, and is sensitive to the needs of its residents. Neighborhoods in this community are attractive and well maintained. Housing choices range from compact brick ranches to large luxurious homes on spacious grounds. Those who invest in Edgewood enjoy a gracious, convenient lifestyle.
Quick access to I-75/71 and I-275 add to the ease of living in this community. T.A.N.K. buses serve the Edgewood area.
St. Elizabeth Medical Center South is on Dudley Pike in Edgewood. Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital Northern Kentucky is located in Edgewood and provides post-acute care. St. Elizabeth North in Covington and St. Elizabeth West in Florence are only 10-15 minutes away on I-75. Children’s Hospital Medical Center is located in Cincinnati, Ohio. EMS services are provided by the city.
Shopping in Edgewood is convenient and varied. Crestview Hills Town Center features a Dillard’s department store and over 70 other retail stores and restaurants. Heritage International offers a few more shopping options. The Florence Mall and downtown Cincinnati are within 10 minutes. Other major shopping areas are within easy driving distance.
Summit Hills Country Club, Brookwood Swim Club and Five Seasons Sports Club are within the area. Kenton County Golf Course, a public facility, is nearby. This city’s motto is: “Where every day is a walk in the park” and Edgewood boasts two large parks: Presidents Park and Freedom Park. Presidents Park has 20 sprawling acres and provides a variety of youth activities and organized sports as well as tennis, volleyball and picnicking facilities. You can also enjoy the presidential walkway at this park. Freedom Park features volleyball and basketball courts, a playground, baseball and soccer fields, a picnic shelter as well as two memorials: one for 9/11 and a veteran’s memorial. Just outside of city limits is the Doe Run Lake Park and Kenton County Public Park. Edgewood hosts several community events throughout the year include a Fourth of July parade and concerts, many outdoor park concerts, Shakespeare in the park, a Halloween event and a Luminary Night in December.