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Mount Washington is a city in Bullitt County, in the Louisville metro area.
Mount Washington is in the Bluegrass region.
First named for Mount Vernon for George Washington's home in VA, but because there was another community with that name, it was changed to Mount Washington.
The latitude of Mount Washington is 38.05N. The longitude is -85.545W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 705 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,605.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Mount Washington demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Bullitt County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Louisville area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 40047 ZIP code.
17% of Mount Washington residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Mount Washington ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Mount Washington was $18,495, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Mount Washington residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Mount Washington, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $455. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $855.
Libraries in Mount Washington include Mount Washington Branch Library ... View libraries
Bullitt County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Mount Washington political report.
The average commute time for Mount Washington workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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