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Nortonville, Kentucky

human settlement in Hopkins County, Kentucky, United States of America

Nortonville is a city[3] of Kentucky in the United States. The population was 1,204 as of the 2010 census.[4]

Nortonville, Kentucky
Location of Nortonville in Hopkins County, Kentucky.
Location of Nortonville in Hopkins County, Kentucky.
Coordinates: 37°11′16″N 87°27′22″W / 37.18778°N 87.45611°W / 37.18778; -87.45611Coordinates: 37°11′16″N 87°27′22″W / 37.18778°N 87.45611°W / 37.18778; -87.45611
CountryUnited States
StateKentucky
CountyHopkins
Incorporated1873[1]
Area
 • Total1.12 sq mi (2.90 km2)
 • Land1.11 sq mi (2.87 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
Elevation
404 ft (123 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total1,204
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
1,181
 • Density1,088/sq mi (420.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-6 (Central (CST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
42442
Area code(s)270 & 364
FIPS code21-56910
GNIS feature ID0499617
Websitewww.cityofnortonville.com

GeographyEdit

Nortonville is located in southeastern Hopkins County at 37°11′16″N 87°27′22″W / 37.18778°N 87.45611°W / 37.18778; -87.45611 (37.187660, -87.456032).[5] U.S. Route 41 passes through the eastern and southern parts of the city, leading north 11 miles (18 km) to Madisonville, which is the county seat, and south 24 miles (39 km) to Hopkinsville. U.S. Route 62 passes through the northern part of Nortonville, leading east 18 miles (29 km) to Greenville and west 14 miles (23 km) to Dawson Springs.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Commonwealth of Kentucky. Office of the Secretary of State. Land Office. "Nortonville, Kentucky". Accessed 15 September 2013.
  2. "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  3. "Summary and Reference Guide to House Bill 331 City Classification Reform" (PDF). Kentucky League of Cities. Retrieved December 30, 2014.
  4. "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Nortonville city, Kentucky". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 6, 2017.
  5. "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.