Paducah, Kentucky

city in Kentucky, USA

Paducah is a city in Kentucky in the United States.

City of Paducah
Broadway downtown
Broadway downtown
Location of Paducah in McCracken County, Kentucky.
Location of Paducah in McCracken County, Kentucky.
Coordinates: 37°4′20″N 88°37′39″W / 37.07222°N 88.62750°W / 37.07222; -88.62750Coordinates: 37°4′20″N 88°37′39″W / 37.07222°N 88.62750°W / 37.07222; -88.62750
Country United States
State Kentucky
CountyMcCracken
Settledc. 1821[1]
Established1830[2]
Incorporated1838[2]
Named forthe Comanche Indians
Government
 • TypeCouncil-Manager
 • MayorBrandi Harless
 • City ManagerJeffrey Pederson
Area
 • City20.0 sq mi (51.8 km2)
 • Land19.9 sq mi (51.5 km2)
 • Water0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation
341 ft (104 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • City25,024
 • Estimate 
(2016)
25,145
 • Metro
98,765 (2,000)
Demonym(s)Paducahan
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP Code
42001-42002-42003
Area code(s)270 & 364
FIPS code21-58836
GNIS feature ID0500106
Websitewww.paducahky.gov

SourcesEdit

  1. University of Kentucky. Kentucky Atlas & Gazetteer, "Paducah". Accessed 24 September 2013.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Commonwealth of Kentucky. Office of the Secretary of State. Land Office. "Paducah, Kentucky". Accessed 24 September 2013.