Kpone Katamanso with its Administrative capital Kpone was carved from Tema Metropolitan and forms part of the new districts and municipalities created in the year 2012 and were inaugurated at their various locations simultaneously on the 28th June, 2012. The President H.E. J.E.A Mills, by an Executive Instrument (E.I) created 46 new Districts. All the inaugurated and confirmed MMDAs established are operational with immediate effect hence bringing the total number of MMDAs to 216. The district forms part of sixteen (16) Metropolis, municipalities and Districts in the Greater Accra Region. The District shares boundaries with Tema metropolitan to the west. Ningo-Prampram District to the east and Dangme West District to the North.
The Chairman of Cenpower Generation Ghana, Mr Samuel Nana Brew-Butler says the Kpone Independent Power Project (Kpone IPP) would be the most cost and fuel-efficient thermal power station in the country.
The District Chief Executive (DCE) for Kpone Katamanso in the Greater Accra Region, Alhaji Antieye Tetteh, has ordered the immediate discontinuation of all construction works at Kubekrom Number 2, a community in the district.