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Welcome to Fort Wright, Kentucky

Named after Civil War hero Horatio Gouverneur Wright and situated on a hillside in Northern Kentucky with scenic views of Cincinnati, Ohio, Fort Wright has ready access to urban amenities while retaining suburban charm and warmth. Please consider this my personal invitation to visit our City any time to experience all that we have to offer, I'm certain that you'll find that Fort Wright is a wonderful place to live, work and play!

If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions, please feel free to contact any of our staff, or you can reach me by leaving a message at the City Offices at 859-331-1700 or by e-mailing me at

Thank you for visiting our web site and stop back regularly for all the latest news about our fine community.


It's Property Tax Season!

The 2018 Property Tax Bills were mailed out on October 24, 2018.  If you have not received your property tax bill by November 1, 2018, please contact the City of Fort Wright at 859-331-1700. 

We are proud to announce that again this year we have launched the capability to pay your taxes via credit or debit card this year.  This is a secure site that implements encrytion to ensure that your payment is safe.

The City of Fort Wright uses Convenient Payments (CP) to process tax payment(s). CP charges the following fees:

  • Visa/MC/Discover Under $60 = $1.50
  • Visa/MC/Discover Over $60.01 = 2.49%
  • Amex: 3.5% + $1.50

Please note that The City of Fort Wright does NOT receive any portion of these processing fees.  

Please download our Convenience Fee Calculator if you would like to see a projection of the processing fee before you submit your credit card payment.

If you wish to pay by credit card you can do so by clicking the “Pay My Property Tax Bill” link below.