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Welcome to Mount Sterling ...

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

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

A typical abbreviation for Mount Sterling: Mt. Sterling

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mount Sterling has a population of 7,231 people<3> (see below for details).

Mount Sterling is 990 feet [302 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Mount Sterling lies within the (859) area code.

The ZIP code for Mount Sterling: 40353<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mount Sterling had an population of 7,231 people. This is an increase of 4.87% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 23.06% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mount Sterling had a population of 6,895 people (or 26.02% of the total population of Montgomery County). This makes Mount Sterling the county's most populous community.

The population of Mount Sterling represents 0.16% of the population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 58th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,895 people, the population of Mount Sterling increased 17.34% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,876 people).

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

Communities Also Named Mount Sterling ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 13 communities that are also named Mount Sterling - they are located in Alabama, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Utah and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Mount Sterling ...

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

  • Winchester [Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Winchester
    • Winchester [Clark County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Mount Sterling
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,548 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Winchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Winchester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Winchester<7>
  • Paris [Bourbon County]
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    • Paris [Bourbon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Mount Sterling
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,671 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Paris have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Paris
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Paris<7>
  • Stanton [Powell County]
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    • Stanton [Powell County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Mount Sterling
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,713 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Stanton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Stanton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Stanton<7>
  • Carlisle [Nicholas County]
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    • Carlisle [Nicholas County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Mount Sterling
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,986 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>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Jeffersonville [Montgomery County]
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      • Jeffersonville [Montgomery County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Mount Sterling
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,753 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jeffersonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jeffersonville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jeffersonville<7>
    • Owingsville [Bath County]
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      • Owingsville [Bath County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Mount Sterling
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,573 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Owingsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Owingsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Owingsville<7>
    • Clay City [Powell County]
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      • Clay City [Powell County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the south of Mount Sterling
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,094 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clay City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clay City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clay City<7>
    • Millersburg [Bourbon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millersburg
      • Millersburg [Bourbon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Mount Sterling
      • Estimated population in 2019: 780 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>
    • North Middletown [Bourbon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for North Middletown
      • North Middletown [Bourbon County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Mount Sterling
      • Estimated population in 2019: 646 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for North Middletown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on North Middletown
    • Frenchburg [Menifee County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Frenchburg
      • Frenchburg [Menifee County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Mount Sterling
      • Estimated population in 2019: 545 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Frenchburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frenchburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frenchburg<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 Sterling. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mount Sterling.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Mount Sterling. 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 Sterling.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mount Sterling. Our list includes 18 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Mount Sterling.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mount Sterling ...

Looking for more information about Mount Sterling? 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 Sterling, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Mount Sterling.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Kentucky

About Montgomery County

About Kentucky

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mount Sterling. 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 Montgomery, 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 Sterling.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mount Sterling - 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 Sterling). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mount Sterling 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mount Sterling) 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 Sterling. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Mount Sterling

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Sterling. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0650, Longitude: -83.9477       In this case, the coordinates for Mount Sterling 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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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