Mount Washington is a city in northeast Bullitt County. The city is one of several surrounding Louisville suburbs that has experienced a sharp rise in population in the past decades, making it a haven for commuters.
Louisville is the home of UPS Worldport, the largest automated package handling facility in the world, and the center point of the UPS worldwide air network. UPS employs almost 29,000 people across Kentucky in package delivery operations, aircraft operations, ground freight, health-care logistics and contract logistics.
The recent $310 million expansion of the UPS Centennial Ground hub in Louisville doubled the company’s sort capacity to 85,000 packages per hour. The additional space will accommodate increased e-commerce and traditional retail package business.
Today, Mount Washington is a vibrant and thriving suburb with nearly 20,000 residents. Mount Washington recently received recognition as one of the safest communities for children and families in Kentucky. The town’s Bullitt East High School was named a “school of distinction,” ranked in the top 10 performing schools in Kentucky.
Active organizations, top notch schools, forward-looking city government leadership and a devoted group of citizens who respect the its history and potential signal a positive future for Mount Washington.