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North Bend, Ohio
Harrison's Tomb
Harrison's Tomb
Location in Hamilton County and the state of Ohio
Location in Hamilton County and the state of Ohio
Country United States
State Ohio
County Hamilton
Township Miami
 • Type Mayor-council government
 • Total 1.15 sq mi (2.98 km2)
 • Land 1.09 sq mi (2.83 km2)
 • Water 0.06 sq mi (0.15 km2)
574 ft (175 m)
 • Total 857
 • Estimate 
 • Density 798.72/sq mi (308.40/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 513
FIPS code 39-56182
GNIS feature ID 1065159

North Bend is a village in Miami Township, Hamilton County, Ohio, United States, along the Ohio River. It is a part of the Greater Cincinnati area. The population was 857 at the 2010 census.


Harrison at cabin on North Bend of Ohio - 1840 lithograph
William Henry Harrison greets a visitor at the “First building on North Bend” in an 1840 lithograph

North Bend was founded in 1789. It was incorporated as a village in 1845. North Bend was named for its location where the Ohio River meanders to the north.

President Benjamin Harrison was born in North Bend. It was the home of his grandfather, President William Henry Harrison. North Bend is the location of the grave of John Cleves Symmes at Congress Green Cemetery and of the William Henry Harrison Tomb State Memorial, the grave of William Henry Harrison. John Scott Harrison, the only man in U.S. history to be the son of a president and the father of a president, was born in North Bend and is buried in his father's vault in North Bend. Eliza Hendricks, wife of U.S. Vice President Thomas A. Hendricks, also was born in North Bend.

On May 5, 1865, North Bend was the site of the first hold-up of a railway train.


North Bend is located at 39°8′59″N 84°44′45″W / 39.14972°N 84.74583°W / 39.14972; -84.74583 (39.149658, -84.745828).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 1.15 square miles (2.98 km2), of which 1.07 square miles (2.77 km2) is land and 0.08 square miles (0.21 km2) is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 412
1900 532
1910 560 5.3%
1920 597 6.6%
1930 597 0.0%
1940 679 13.7%
1950 711 4.7%
1960 622 −12.5%
1970 638 2.6%
1980 546 −14.4%
1990 541 −0.9%
2000 603 11.5%
2010 857 42.1%
Est. 2019 873 1.9%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 857 people, 370 households, and 278 families living in the village. The population density was 800.9 inhabitants per square mile (309.2/km2). There were 412 housing units at an average density of 385.0 per square mile (148.6/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 97.3% White, 0.6% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.8% from other races, and 0.7% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.2% of the population.

There were 370 households, of which 20.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.9% were married couples living together, 8.9% had a female householder with no husband present, 4.3% had a male householder with no wife present, and 24.9% were non-families. 21.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.63.

The median age in the village was 52.7 years. 15.9% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.3% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 15.8% were from 25 to 44; 37.3% were from 45 to 64; and 23.7% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 50.1% male and 49.9% female.

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