View Florence River View Properties. Florence sits in Northern Kentucky, less than 20 minutes from Downtown Cincinnati. Florence is a true American Midwest town, and with amenities, good schools, and lots of real estate to choose from, Florence is an excellent option for home buyers looking for their first home or those looking to retire. Florence is also great for those just looking for general homes and properties. Contact Huff Realty for more information about Florence and Real Estate in the Greater Cincinnati area.