Elizabethtown, Ohio

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Elizabethtown, 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′30″N 84°48′16″W / 39.15833°N 84.80444°W / 39.15833; -84.80444Coordinates: 39°9′30″N 84°48′16″W / 39.15833°N 84.80444°W / 39.15833; -84.80444
Country United States
State Ohio
County Hamilton
Area
 • Total 0.9 sq mi (2.3 km2)
 • Land 0.9 sq mi (2.3 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation[1] 491 ft (150 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 350
 • Density 390/sq mi (150/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 39-24850[2]
GNIS feature ID 1056275[1]

Elizabethtown is a census-designated place (CDP) in Whitewater Township, Hamilton County, Ohio, United States. The population was 350 at the 2010 census.[3]

History[edit]

Elizabethtown was platted in 1817 by Isaac Mills, and named for his wife. It was a depot on the Cleveland, Cincinnati, Chicago and St. Louis Railway. In 1894, Elizabethtown was described as having three stores, two churches and a grain elevator.[4]

Geography[edit]

Elizabethtown is located at 39°9′30″N 84°48′16″W / 39.15833°N 84.80444°W / 39.15833; -84.80444,[5] in the valley of the Great Miami River, 20 miles (32 km) west of downtown Cincinnati. U.S. Route 50 runs through the center of the community, and Interstate 275 passes it to the northwest but does not provide direct access to it.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.89 square miles (2.3 km2), all of it land.[3]

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