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Welcome to Mount Olivet ...

The city of Mount Olivet is located in Robertson County<1> and is the County Seat for Robertson County.

The location of Mount Olivet has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

A typical abbreviation for Mount Olivet: Mt. Olivet

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mount Olivet has a population of 337 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Mount Olivet.

Mount Olivet is 950 feet [290 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Mount Olivet lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Mount Olivet lies within the (606) area code.

The ZIP code for Mount Olivet: 41064<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mount Olivet had an population of 337 people. This is an increase of 12.71% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 16.61% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mount Olivet had a population of 299 people (which is 13.1% of the total population of Robertson County). This makes Mount Olivet the county's most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 299 people, the population of Mount Olivet increased 3.46% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 289 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Mount Olivet.

Communities Also Named Mount Olivet ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 12 communities that are also named Mount Olivet - they are located in California, Colorado, Georgia, Kansas, Michigan, Mississippi, Tennessee, Virginia (2) and West Virginia (3).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Mount Olivet.

Communities near Mount Olivet ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Mount Olivet.

  • Maysville [Mason County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Maysville
    • Maysville [Mason County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Mount Olivet
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,683 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Maysville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Maysville<7>
  • Cynthiana [Harrison County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cynthiana
    • Cynthiana [Harrison County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Mount Olivet
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,300 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cynthiana
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cynthiana<7>
  • Flemingsburg [Fleming County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Flemingsburg
    • Flemingsburg [Fleming County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Mount Olivet
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,804 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Flemingsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Flemingsburg<7>
  • Falmouth [Pendleton County]
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    • Falmouth [Pendleton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the northwest of Mount Olivet
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,086 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Falmouth have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Falmouth
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Falmouth<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Carlisle [Nicholas County]
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      • Carlisle [Nicholas County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Mount Olivet
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,059 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carlisle have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carlisle<7>
    • Ripley [Brown County]
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      • Ripley [Brown County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Mount Olivet
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,696 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ripley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ripley<7>
    • Aberdeen [Brown County]
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      • Aberdeen [Brown County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northeast of Mount Olivet
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,609 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aberdeen
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aberdeen<7>
    • Augusta [Bracken County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Augusta
      • Augusta [Bracken County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the north of Mount Olivet
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,142 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Augusta
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Augusta<7>
    • Washington [Mason County]
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      • Washington [Mason County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northeast of Mount Olivet
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Washington came from an uncertain source and they still need to be verified:<8>
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Washington
    • Millersburg [Bourbon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millersburg
      • Millersburg [Bourbon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Mount Olivet
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 785 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millersburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millersburg<7>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Mount Olivet. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mount Olivet.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Mount Olivet. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Mount Olivet.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mount Olivet. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Mount Olivet.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mount Olivet ...

Looking for more information about Mount Olivet? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Mount Olivet, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Mount Olivet.

Adding Mount Olivet to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Mount Olivet in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Mount Olivet was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Mount Olivet on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for Mount Olivet

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mount Olivet. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Kentucky: https://kentucky.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kentucky's counties, including Robertson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Mount Olivet.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mount Olivet - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Mount Olivet). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mount Olivet or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mount Olivet) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Mount Olivet. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mount OlivetOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Olivet. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.5318, Longitude: -84.0372       In this case, the coordinates for Mount Olivet have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<8>If we have found a location and have questions about the accuracy of our information, we will simply say that the marker is 'in the vicinity'. We are not confident about the location and the position of our marker is only a rough guide. If we have too many doubts about the location, we will not include it in our database.

 

 

 

 

 


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