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Mount Sterling is a city in Montgomery County.

Mount Sterling is in the Bluegrass region.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Stirling, Scotland.

The latitude of Mount Sterling is 38.056N. The longitude is -83.943W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 974 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,033.


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Median household income
Local
$27,050
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Mount Sterling demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Little Mountain Town
Local festivals include:
  • Montgomery County Fair - July 30-Aug. 4, 2007
  • October Court Day - Oct. 13-15, 2007
  • Apple Butter Days - Oct. 6, 2007
  • Gospel Music Jubilee - June 16, 2007
  • Gateway Music & Arts Festival - Sept. 27-30, 2007
Dates often change. Check Mount Sterling web sites and events links in the sections below.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Mount Sterling demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Montgomery County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 40353 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

10% of Mount Sterling residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mount Sterling ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mount Sterling was $17,585, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

20% of Mount Sterling residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Mount Sterling, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $285.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $686.


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Libraries in Mount Sterling include Mount Sterling-Montgomery County Public Library ... View libraries

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Montgomery County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mount Sterling political report.

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The average commute time for Mount Sterling workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Mount Sterling include Days Inn Mount Sterling, Fairfield Inn by Marriott, Ramada Limited.

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