On June 24, 1955, an official proclamation from the Ohio Secretary of State elevated the Village of Kettering to an official city.
A few facts about Kettering:
- Kettering has two sister cities: Steyr, Austria and Kettering, England.
- Kettering was named after Charles Fitzgerald Kettering, a resident of the community and prominent inventor and innovator.
- According to the 2010 census, Kettering has 56,163 residents.