Fort Mitchell, Kentucky

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Fort Mitchell is a city in Kenton County, Kentucky, United States, and is part of Greater Cincinnati. The population was 8,089 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

Fort Mitchell is located at 39°2′50″N 84°33′36″W / 39.04722°N 84.56°W / 39.04722; -84.56 (39.047221, -84.559993)[1].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.1 square miles (8.1 km²), all of it land.

Culture

  • Fort Mitchell, Kentucky has an annual Fourth of July Parade.
  • There are over 120,000 people buried in 3 cemeteries in Fort Mitchell

Education

Fort Mitchell is home to Beechwood Independent School District, a public K-12 institution and Blessed Sacrament, a Catholic K-8 institution.

History

Fort Mitchell was the site of American Civil War fortifications built for the Defense of Cincinnati in 1862 named for General Ormsby M. Mitchel, a professor at Cincinnati College (now the University of Cincinnati).

Fort Mitchell was chartered as a city in 1909.[1]

Demographics

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 8,089 people, 3,530 households, and 2,033 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,581.8 people per square mile (997.8/km²). There were 3,744 housing units at an average density of 1,195.0/sq mi (461.8/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 96.87% White, 0.99% African American, 0.10% Native American, 0.80% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.47% from other races, and 0.74% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.85% of the population.

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