About the City of Fort Wright
- The city of Fort Wright is a 4th class city located in Kenton County.
- The Fort Wright Fire Department makes roughly 1300 runs a year
- Mostly career with supplemental volunteers
- 5 Full Time - 15 Part Time - 7 Volunteers
- According to the 2010 census the population is 5723.
- The city is 3.5 square miles with .29% of the city water.
- The area that is now Fort Wright was the site of one of the American Civil War fortifications built for the Defense of Cincinnati. The city, incorporated in 1941, was named for Major General Horatio Gouverneur Wright, a Union Army engineer.
- It annexed the neighboring communities of South Hills in 1960
and Lakeview in 1977, in addition Kenton Vale.
- City Council Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month at 6:00 p.m.