Lincoln Heights was named after President Abraham Lincoln.
Located in the Mill Creek valley on northern Cincinnati, the Village of Lincoln Heights was the first African American self-governing community north of the Mason-Dixon Line. The community was established in 1923 and later incorporated into a village in 1939. The Wright Aeronautical plant where the B-29 bomber was manufactured lured many residents to the area in the 1940s. Songwriters, the Isley Brothers (Twist and Shout), are from Lincoln Heights.
Interstate 75 is minutes away and easily transports cars south and north. I-275 and Ronald Reagan Expressway and within a 5-minute drive on I-75 for east and west connections. Lincoln Heights is a 15-minute drive to downtown Cincinnati. Cincinnati Metro buses service the area.
Many of Cincinnati’s finest hospitals are within a 15-minute drive via the interstate, including Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Good Samaritan Hospital, The Christ Hospital, University Hospital, Mercy Health Jewish Hospital and Bethesda North Hospital.
Tri-County Mall and other shopping opportunities in the Springdale area are 10 minutes away. The mall has ove 100 stores and is anchored with Macy’s, JC Penney’s, Dillard’s and Sears. Kenwood Towne Center is a 15-minute drive with over 200 stores including Nordstrom, Macy’s and Dillard’s. Glendale and Wyoming are a short drive away offering smaller boutique shops and restaurants. Many daily needs can be satisfied within the village of Lincoln Heights.
Lincoln Heights Day is an annual tradition for the community with a festival and parade. The village also hosts an annual Memorial Day celebration. Children enjoy many sporting opportunities through the local school system.