Situated on the Ohio River, Petersburg is often referred to as the oldest settlement in Boone County has a population of 600 residents. The area is the site of Tanner’s Station which was an outpost in the late 1700s.
There are a variety of home styles and prices for homes in Petersburg. Many homes are located on acreage and offer Ohio River views.
Petersburg is minutes from I-275 and only 30 minutes from downtown Cincinnati. Petersburg borders the Ohio River and Kentucky Route 20 bisects the area.
St. Elizabeth South in Edgewood is approximately 10 miles away. St. Elizabeth West in Florence at Turfway near Burlington Pike, and Gateway Rehabilitation Hospital are both within 5 miles of the center of Burlington.
Florence Mall features 130 speciality storesand is 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 Department store as an anchors as well as a wide assortment of speciality stores and restaurants offering clothing, cosmetics, home furnishings and sporting equipment.
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.
Boone County is home to the "Florence Family Aquatic Center." This four-acre facility 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.
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. It is located on the campus of the Florence Government Center and 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 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.
There are several Boone County 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 is "Lassing Point." This course was rated Kentucky’s #1 rated public golf course per Golf Week and is an 18-hole course with a driving range and short-game center. Located near Union, Kentucky, Lassing Pointe is easy to get to from anywhere in Boone County.
"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.
"The Petersburg Community Center and Park" features a library, gym, kitchen and community room as well as a ball field, basketball courts, playground and picnic shelter. "Split Rock Conservation Park" has 145 acres and is known for its large glacial deposits.This park has natural grasslands, woodlands and wetlands. "
"The Creation Museum" is located near Petersburg and draws many annual visitors.
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