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The population of Olive Hill is approximately 1,809 (1990), 1599 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 833 (1990), 686 (2010).

The amount of land area in Olive Hill is 4.718 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Olive Hill to Washington DC is 351 miles. The distance to the Kentucky state capital is 96 miles. (as the crow flies)
Olive Hill is positioned 38.30 degrees north of the equator and 83.16 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Olive Hill location: in northeastern Kentucky

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Olive Hill history:

A history page for Olive Hill

The first house in the Olive Hill area, was built in the year 1800, by Robert Henderson near "Cold Springs." The region was originally included in Fayette County, then in Greenup County, and lastly it became a part of Carter County in 1838. The town was originally named Oliver Hill by Captain E.P. Davis in 1855 in honor of the oldest citizen, Thomas Oliver. it was soon changed to Olive Hill.

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