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Welcome to Fort Knox!
At Fort Knox, we are about people - great Soldiers, outstanding civilians, and wonderful families that form a bond to provide for the nation's defense. Our on-post residents and off-post neighbors share equally in this task. And because of the great support this installation has received from its surrounding communities throughout the years, we've become one of the premier training centers in the world. We're a team leading the Army into the 21st century by developing cutting edge technology which enhances training, readiness, and the nation's warfighting capabilities.
Fort Knox is a certified Kentucky city, covering 109,054 acres in three Kentucky counties. It is the sixth largest urban community in the Commonwealth of Kentucky with a long and rich history. Fort Knox is adjacent to the city of Radcliff, 15 miles north of Elizabethtown, and approximately 35 miles south of Louisville. For directions, please visit our Maps/Driving Directions area.
There are many different lodging accommodations in and around Fort Knox. For authorized personnel, lodging may be obtained through Fort Knox Army Lodging. Lodging is also available within the surrounding communities.
There are many sightseeing/tourism activities in the Fort Knox area. Fort Knox is the home of the General George Patton Museum and Center of Leadership which is open year round. The U.S. Department of Treasury's Kentucky Bullion Depository is located adjacent to Fort Knox, however it is closed to visitors.
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Where you sign in at Fort Knox depends on your status. Click on the following links for more information.