Introduction to Fort Wright, Kentucky
Fort Wright, Kentucky, in Kenton county, is 8 miles SW of Cincinnati, Ohio. The city has a population of 5,681.
Fort Wright History
The city of Fort Wright is is situated in the Bluegrass region in Kenton County, near the Cincinnati metro area. The community was named after a Civil War fort, which was named after Major General Horatio Gouverneur Wright. Gouverneur Wright served as Chief engineer of Heintzelman's Division at the Battle of Bull Run. He also contributed in the Port Royal expedition where he commanded a Brigade.
Fort Wright and nearby Attractions
- Harrison State Park
- Devou Park
- East Fork State Park
- Englewood Reserve
- Vent Haven Museum
Things To Do In Fort Wright
Tourists can spend their free hours at the Devou Park, which has the camping, fishing, and the picnicking facilities. One can also visit the Englewood Reserve which is rich in vegetation. To witness the processing of wine one can visit the Henke Wine, a local winery. The East Fork State Park and Harrison State Park are also worth visiting. The city also offers easy access to Vent Haven Museum.
Fort Wright Transportation
Air transport is available from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International airport.
Fort Wright Higher Education
Higher Studies can be pursued from Maysville Community and Technical College, Miami University, Thomas More College, University of Cincinnati, Wilmington College, and Xavier University.