About This Place
Mount Sterling is a city in Montgomery County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 5,876 at the 2000 census. It is the principal city of the Mount Sterling Micropolitan Statistical Area.
Mount Sterling is located at 38°3′24″N 83°56′40″W / 38.05667°N 83.94444°W / 38.05667; -83.94444 (38.056613, -83.944500).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.4 square miles (8.9 km²), all of it land.