Bridgetown, Ohio

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Bridgetown, Ohio
Census-designated place
Location in Hamilton County and the state of Ohio.
Location in Hamilton County and the state of Ohio.
Coordinates: 39°9′29″N 84°38′8″W / 39.15806°N 84.63556°W / 39.15806; -84.63556Coordinates: 39°9′29″N 84°38′8″W / 39.15806°N 84.63556°W / 39.15806; -84.63556
Country United States
State Ohio
County Hamilton
Area
 • Total 4.3 sq mi (11.2 km2)
 • Land 4.3 sq mi (11.2 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[1] 900 ft (300 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 14,407
 • Density 3,300/sq mi (1,300/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-08602[2]
GNIS feature ID 1048549[1]

Bridgetown is a census-designated place (CDP) in Green Township, Hamilton County, Ohio, United States. The population was 14,407 at the 2010 census.[3] In earlier censuses it was listed as the Bridgetown North CDP.

History[edit]

Bridgetown takes its name from Bridgeton, New Jersey, the hometown of early settlers in the area.[4] It was settled about 1820.[5]

Geography[edit]

Bridgetown is located at 39°9′29″N 84°38′8″W / 39.15806°N 84.63556°W / 39.15806; -84.63556,[6] just west of the city of Cheviot and 9 miles (14 km) northwest of downtown Cincinnati. Ohio State Route 264, Bridgetown Road, runs through the center of the community.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.3 square miles (11.2 km2), all of it land.[3]

Education[edit]

The community is within Oak Hills Local School District. Oakdale Elementary School, Bridgetown Middle School and Oak Hills High School are within Bridgetown.[7][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Bridgetown CDP, Ohio". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved November 13, 2012. 
  4. ^ Karle, Tina. 120 Waterfall Hikes Around Cincinnati Ohio. Lulu.com. p. 13. Retrieved 27 November 2013. 
  5. ^ Lueders, Jeffrey R. (2006). Hamilton County's Green Township. Arcadia Publishing. p. 108. Retrieved 11 December 2013. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "Bridgetown North CDP." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on December 14, 2009.
  8. ^ "Our Schools." Oak Hills Local School District. Retrieved on December 14, 2009.