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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 [email protected].

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


2020 Property Taxes

The 2020 Property Tax Bills were mailed on November 5th and 6th, 2020.  If you have not received your property tax bill by November 30, 2020, please contact the City of Fort Wright at 859-331-1700.

The 2020 tax payments are due by 5:00 PM on December 31, 2020.  Any payments received after 5:00 PM on December 31, 2020 will be subject to late penalty and interest.  Postmarks will not be accepted.

Property tax payments can be made by credit or debit card.  An additional processing fee applies.  Addiitonal information regarding processing fees is available on the payment site.  Please note - The City of Fort Wright does NOT receive any of these funds.

Click here to pay your tax bill by credit or debit card.


COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Updates

3/19/2020 - City of Fort Wright Government Building - Closed to the Public

3/18/2020 - State of Emergency Declared

3/13/2020 - From the desk of Mayor Dave Hatter