Bridgetown, Ohio

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Bridgetown, Ohio
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
CountryUnited States
StateOhio
CountyHamilton
Area
 • Total4.3 sq mi (11.2 km2)
 • Land4.3 sq mi (11.2 km2)
 • Water0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation900 ft (300 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total14,407
 • Density3,300/sq mi (1,300/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code39-08602[2]
GNIS feature ID1048549[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 was settled circa 1820, and named after Bridgeton, New Jersey, the native home of a share of the first settlers.[4]

Geography[edit]

Bridgetown is located at 39°9′29″N 84°38′8″W / 39.15806°N 84.63556°W / 39.15806; -84.63556,[5] 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.[6][7]

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. Archived from the original on 2013-09-11. 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. ^ Lueders, Jeffrey R. (2006). Hamilton County's Green Township. Arcadia Publishing. p. 108. Retrieved 11 December 2013.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  6. ^ "Bridgetown North CDP[permanent dead link]." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on December 14, 2009.
  7. ^ "Our Schools Archived 2009-02-28 at the Wayback Machine." Oak Hills Local School District. Retrieved on December 14, 2009.