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Olive Hill
Carter County, Kentucky


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Statistics & Facts

The Kentucky state capital is Frankfort.
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.


in northeastern Kentucky
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History & History Related Items

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.

The above excerpts were taken from the history page above. Check it out for much more information!

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Pictures of past Heritage Days in Olive Hill, Kentucky
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Olive Hill City Government

City of Olive Hill

Current Government Officials

Olive Hill City Clerk
Roger Patton Dr
Olive Hill, KY 41164
Phone: 606-286-5532

Olive Hill Schools

West Carter County High School
365 Carter Rd
Olive Hill, KY 41164-8751
Phone: 606-286-2481

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