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Welcome to Mount Washington ...

The city of Mount Washington is located in Bullitt County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Mount Washington: Mt. Washington

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mount Washington has a population of 14,849 people<3> (see below for details).

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

Mount Washington is 670 feet [204 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you travel south from Mount Washington (for example, toward Greensburg), you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The telephone area code for Mount Washington: (502)

The ZIP code for Mount Washington: 40047<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mount Washington had an population of 14,849 people. This is an increase of 62.87% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 75% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mount Washington had a population of 9,117 people (or 12.27% of the total population of Bullitt County). This makes Mount Washington the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Mount Washington represents 0.21% of the total population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 36th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 9,117 people, the population of Mount Washington increased 7.45% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 8,485 people).

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

Communities Also Named Mount Washington ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 10 communities that are also named Mount Washington - they are located in California, Indiana, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, New Hampshire, Ohio and Pennsylvania (3).

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

Communities near Mount Washington ...

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

  • Louisville [Jefferson County]
  • Jeffersonville [Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jeffersonville
    • Jeffersonville [Clark County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Mount Washington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 48,530 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jeffersonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jeffersonville<7>
  • Jeffersontown [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jeffersontown
    • Jeffersontown [Jefferson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the north of Mount Washington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,562 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Jeffersontown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jeffersontown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jeffersontown<7>
  • Saint Matthews [Jefferson County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Matthews
    • Saint Matthews [Jefferson County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the north of Mount Washington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,985 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saint Matthews have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saint Matthews
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Saint Matthews<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Shively [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shively
      • Shively [Jefferson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Mount Washington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,690 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shively
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shively<7>
    • Bardstown [Nelson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bardstown
      • Bardstown [Nelson County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the south of Mount Washington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,302 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bardstown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bardstown<7>
    • Shepherdsville [Bullitt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shepherdsville
      • Shepherdsville [Bullitt County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southwest of Mount Washington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,297 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shepherdsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shepherdsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shepherdsville<7>
    • Lyndon [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lyndon
      • Lyndon [Jefferson County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the north of Mount Washington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,445 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lyndon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lyndon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lyndon<7>
    • Hillview [Bullitt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillview
      • Hillview [Bullitt County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the west of Mount Washington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,192 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillview
    • Middletown [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middletown
      • Middletown [Jefferson County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the north of Mount Washington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,898 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Middletown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<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 Washington. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mount Washington.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mount Washington. See our Newspapers Page for Mount Washington.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mount Washington ...

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

Adding Mount Washington to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Mount Washington 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 Washington was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Mentions & References for Mount Washington

Visit our Community Index for Kentucky

About Bullitt County

About Kentucky

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mount Washington. 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 Bullitt, 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 Washington.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mount Washington - 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 Washington). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Mount Washington 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Mount Washington) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Mount Washington. 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 WashingtonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mount Washington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0449, Longitude: -85.5499       In this case, the coordinates for Mount Washington 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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