Loveland ( /lʌvlənd/ luv-lənd) is a city in Hamilton, Clermont, and Warren counties in the southwestern part of the U.S. state of Ohio. Considered part of the Greater Cincinnati area, Loveland is located near exit 52 off Interstate 275, about 15 miles (24 km) northeast of the Cincinnati city limits. It borders Symmes, Miami and Hamilton Townships. The population was 11,677 at the 2000 census, and was estimated at 11,154 in 2006.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.7 square miles (12 km2). 4.7 square miles (12 km2) of it is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) of it is water. The city is situated at an elevation of 597 ft (182 m) above sea level.
Loveland can be reached by car most easily via Interstate 275, but State Route 48 also serves the city. State Route 3 / U.S. Route 22 touches the northwestern corner of Loveland, and State Route 126 passes through Remington and Miamiville to the south.