Bowling Green Warren County, Kentucky

Bowling Green: City in Kentucky

Bowling Green locator map
Location of Bowling Green on Kentucky map.


Bowling Green is a city located in the county of Warren in the U.S. state of Kentucky. Its population at the 2010 census was 58,067 and a population density of 581 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 70,631 inhabitants.

The city was created 223 years ago in 1797.

Shops along Fountain Square in Bowling Green  Kentucky 2008 image
Shops along Fountain Square in Bowling Green Kentucky 2008
Shops along Fountain Square in Bowling Green  Kentucky 2008 image


Bowling Green is located at 36°59'25"N 86°26'37"W (36.9903200, -86.4436000).

Bowling Green map


Bowling Green forecast: A chance of rain showers. Mostly sunny, with a high near 68. Chance of precipitation is 40%. more

Bowling Green Quick Facts

Population : 70,631 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
County : Warren County
Postal code : 42101–42104
Phone Area Codes : 364, 270
Area : 99.93 km2
Altitude : 5,469 feet / 1667 meters
Capital city : Bowling Green is capital of Warren County
Establishment : January 01, 1798 (223 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 04:19:50 (28th October 2021)
Density : 707 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 17.79% (2010-2020)
Weather : 68℉ Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather


The population of Bowling Green increased by 17.79% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 58,067 - census
2011 60,357 3.79% estimation process
2012 61,294 1.53% estimation process
2013 62,698 2.24% estimation process
2014 63,528 1.31% estimation process
2015 64,940 2.17% estimation process
2016 66,087 1.74% estimation process
2017 67,866 2.62% estimation process
2018 68,633 1.12% estimation process
2019 70,543 2.71% estimation process
2020 70,631 0.12% estimation process

Bowling Green zip code is 42101. County name: Warren, County fips: 21227

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People born in Bowling Green (71)

People born in Bowling Green, including actor Romaine Fielding, pornographic film actress and director Lisa Sparks, actor Francis McDonald, you can see a list of people who born in Bowling Green.

  • Sam Bush (American musician) he was born in 13/04/1952
  • Bill Pope (Cinematographer known for his work on Sam Raimi's films and The Matrix trilogy.) he was born in 19/06/1952
  • Hillbilly Jim (American professional wrestler) he was born in 05/07/1952
  • Thomas Lilbourne Anderson (American politician (1808-1885)) he was born in 08/12/1808
  • William Huston Natcher (Democratic congressman, serving in the United States House of Representatives from 1953 to 1994) he was born in 11/09/1909
  • Rex Chapman (American basketball player) he was born in 05/10/1967
  • Hank Duncan (American musician) he was born in 26/10/1894
  • John Edward Halsell (American politician (1826-1899)) he was born in 11/09/1826
  • Matthew Shultz (American singer) he was born in 23/10/1983
  • Ben Keith (American musician) he was born in 06/03/1937
  • Corey Hart (American baseball player) he was born in 24/03/1982
  • Duncan Hines (American writer and food critic) he was born in 26/03/1880
  • Deborah Renshaw (American racing driver) she was born in 28/10/1975
  • Ann-Blair Thornton (American beauty pageant) she was born in 05/10/1989
  • Ben Bailey (comedian, television personality and game show host) he was born in 30/10/1970
  • Bill Miner (American outlaw) he was born in 01/01/1847
  • Brian Rose (American stock car racing driver) he was born in 19/10/1979
  • Chris Turner (American baseball player) he was born in 23/03/1969

Schools in Bowling Green

College & universities near Bowling Green, KY

Code Name City ZIP
157951 Western Kentucky University Bowling Green (KY) 42101-1000
156310 PJ's College of Cosmetology-Bowling Green Bowling Green (KY) 42101
156338 Southcentral Kentucky Community and Technical College Bowling Green (KY) 42101-3601
480550 Ross Medical Education Center-Bowling Green Bowling Green (KY) 42104
363439 Hussian College-Daymar College Bowling Green Bowling Green (KY) 42101

Stations (3)

Amtrak & bus stations near Bowling Green, KY

Code Name Address Type
CRK Clarksville, TN 11 Jefferson Street \r\n BUS
NVL Nashville, TN 705 5th Avenue South BUS
MDV Madisonville, KY 4765 Hanson Road BUS

Post offices near Bowling Green

Post Office Name City ZIP
Bowling Green Finance Station Post Office Bowling Green (KY) 42101
Bowling Green Post Office Bowling Green (KY) 42104
Rockfield Post Office Rockfield (KY) 42274
Alvaton Post Office Alvaton (KY) 42122
Oakland Post Office Oakland (KY) 42159

Other places with the same name (5)

Other cities in Warren County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Warren County , KY.

City Name Population Title
Smiths Grove 817 Human settlement in Warren County, Kentucky, United States of America
Plum Springs 542 City in Warren County, Kentucky, United States
Woodburn 372 City in Kentucky, USA
Oakland 217 City in Warren County, Kentucky, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Bowling Green distances to largest Kentucky cities