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 circa 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 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. Catholic Middle Schools include St. Jude and St. Aloysius Gonzaga.[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.