The City of Cold Spring is located in Campbell County Kentucky, having a population of nearly 6,000 residents. We are uniquely located near three major highways that allows for convenient access to anywhere in the region.

Cold Spring is a full-service city that provides a wide range of services to our citizens. Cold Spring has an excellent school system (Campbell County Schools), a nearby regional medical center, a park and recreation district, an adjacent 2-year community college, and a low level of crime through our law-abiding citizenry.

Community Information


Approximately 13.2 square miles, 40% residential, 10% industrial, 10% commercial, and 40% developable.


Cold Spring’s most current population is 6,216. This figure is based upon the latest 2020 Census Report.


The Greater Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport is approximately 16 miles west of the City.


Several commercial banks are located in the city – Fifth Third Bank, Heritage Bank, PNC Bank, US Bank, and Peoples Bank


St. Elizabeth-East Hospital is located approximately four miles north of the city.


A branch of the Campbell County Public Library is located in Cold Spring.


The city is served by the Kentucky Enquirer (daily)


Cold Spring is in the Campbell County School District. The city has three elementary schools located in the city limits. Children attend a public middle school, and a high school in a nearby part of the county. Northern Kentucky University is located within 1 mile of the city limits. There are several day care centers located in the city as well.


Cold Spring is served by the Transit Authority of Northern Kentucky (TANK) bus services. For more detailed route and schedule information call 331-TANK.

Meetings & Events

June 12
- Special Meeting at 7:30pm immediately followed by Caucus

June 14
- Planning & Zoning at 6:30pm

June 15
- Concert (Blue Jelly) 7pm-9:30pm




Mail Applications To:

Mayor D. Angelo Penque
City of Cold Spring
5694 East Alexandria Pike
Cold Spring, KY 41076

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City Building                859.441.9604
Police Department     859.441.6289
Stormwater Hotline    859.441.6863