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Fort Thomas
Campbell County, Kentucky


"The City of Beautiful Homes"

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Statistics & Facts

The Kentucky state capital is Frankfort.
The population of Fort Thomas is approximately 16325 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 6,544 (1990), 6787 (2010).
The amount of land area in Fort Thomas is 14.59 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 1.964 sq kilometers.
The distance from Fort Thomas to Washington DC is 421 miles.
The distance to the Kentucky state capital is 65 miles. (as the crow flies)
Fort Thomas is positioned 39.08 degrees north of the equator and 84.45 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Fort Thomas elevation is 700 to 890 feet above sea level.


in Campbell County, Kentucky, along a bluff overlooking the Ohio River and Cincinnati, Ohio.
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for Fort Thomas. The City of Fort Thomas was named in honor of Civil War General George Henry Thomas
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The founding of Fort Thomas



Fort Thomas is an attractive, residential community with outstanding schools and city government. Established in 1867 as District of the Highlands and renamed Fort Thomas in 1915 for the Army Post that was in operation here.

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Fort Thomas City Government

Fort Thomas has a Mayor/Council form of government. The mayor is directly elected for a four year term of office. The Board of Council is comprised of six (6) members, all directed at large for two year terms of office.

Fort Thomas
130 N. Fort Thomas Ave.
Fort Thomas, KY 41075
Phone: (606) 441-1055

Fort Thomas Schools

Highlands High School Class of 1972 home page.

Ft. Thomas Independent Schools
2356 Memorial Parkway
Ft. Thomas, Kentucky 41075
Phone: (606) 781-3333
Three elementary, one middle school & one high school

Highland High School

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