Every city in the world has its pros and cons, as well as stereotypes that people assume to be true. Only locals know whether or not these rumors are indeed fact, and sometimes they definitely are. Cincinnati is a town filled with character, and at times controversy, making it a place that people love to gossip about. So we are here to set the record straight. Don’t believe all you hear, but you probably will agree with these eight brutally honest statements about Cincinnati that couldn’t be truer.

The Queen City shines despite its faults and because of its character. What do you think of this list? Does it accurately describe Cincinnati? Anything you would add? Let us know in the comments!

And if you are from Cincinnati and grew up here, you have to check out these 9 weird side effects you likely experience, thanks to growing up in “the ‘Nati.” Read all about them here.

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