Louisville Jefferson County, Kentucky

Louisville: County seat of Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States

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Location of Louisville on Kentucky map.


Louisville is a city located in the county of Jefferson in the U.S. state of Kentucky. Its population at the 2010 census was 597,337 and a population density of 3,479 people per km². After 4 years in 2014 city had an estimated population of 760,026 inhabitants.

The city was created 243 years ago in 1777.

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Louisville is located at 38°15'15"N 85°45'34"W (38.2542400, -85.7594100).

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Louisville forecast: A chance of rain showers before 2pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms. Partly sunny, with a high near 71. Chance of precipitation is 50%. more

Louisville Quick Facts

Population : 760,026 (2014)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
County : Jefferson County
Postal code : 41005
Phone Area Codes : 502
Area : 171.7 km2
Altitude : 466 feet / 142 meters
Capital city : Louisville is capital of Jefferson County
Establishment : January 01, 1778 (243 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 20:14:44 (27th October 2021)
Density : 4,427 Pop. per km² as of 2014
Population growth : 21.41% (2010-2014)
Weather : 71℉ Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather

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The population of Louisville increased by 21.41% in 4 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 597,337 - estimation process
2014 760,026 21.41% estimation process

Louisville zip code is 40202. County name: Jefferson, County fips: 21111

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People born in Louisville (200)

People born in Louisville, including mathematician, computer scientist, science fiction author and philosopher Rudy Rucker, ninth vice president of the United States Richard Mentor Johnson, jazz and blues singer Helen Humes, you can see a list of people who born in Louisville.

  • James Kottak (American musician) he was born in 26/12/1962
  • Danny Sullivan (American racecar driver) he was born in 09/03/1950
  • Frank O'Bannon (American politician (1930-2003)) he was born in 30/01/1930
  • Larry Birkhead (American photographer) he was born in 22/01/1973
  • Billy Gilbert (American comedian and actor) he was born in 12/09/1894
  • Abraham Flexner (American educator) he was born in 13/11/1866
  • Hunter S. Thompson (American journalist and author (1937-2005)) he was born in 18/07/1937
  • Irene Dunne (American actress) she was born in 20/12/1898
  • Jennifer Carpenter (American actress) she was born in 07/12/1979
  • Sean Young (Actress) she was born in 20/11/1959
  • Sue Grafton (American writer (1940-2017)) she was born in 24/04/1940
  • Mary T. Meagher (American swimmer, Olympic gold medalist, former world record-holder) she was born in 27/10/1964
  • John Alagía (American record producer) he was born in 01/01/2000
  • Vonda N. McIntyre (science fiction writer from United States of America (1948-2019)) she was born in 28/08/1948
  • Alexandria Mills (Miss World 2010) she was born in 26/02/1992
  • Robert Bingham (American writer) he was born in 14/03/1966
  • Sarah Wright (American actress) she was born in 28/09/1983
  • Telma Hopkins (Actress and singer) she was born in 28/10/1948

Schools in Louisville

College & universities near Louisville, KY

Code Name City ZIP
157757 Spalding University Louisville (KY) 40203-2188
156921 Jefferson Community and Technical College Louisville (KY) 40202-2005
461759 Simmons College of Kentucky Louisville (KY) 40203-3322
157289 University of Louisville Louisville (KY) 40292-0001
449597 Ideal Beauty Academy Jeffersonville (IN) 47130

Stations (1)

Amtrak & bus stations near Louisville, KY

Code Name Address Type
LVL Louisville, Kentucky 720 West Muhammad Ali Blvd. BUS

Post offices near Louisville

Post Office Name City ZIP
4th Str Post Office Louisville (KY) 40202
Downtown Louisvill Post Office Louisville (KY) 40203
Jeffersonvill Post Office Jeffersonville (IN) 47130
Baxter Post Office Louisville (KY) 40204
Dr Martin Luther King Jr Post Office Louisville (KY) 40211

Other places with the same name (12)

Other cities in Jefferson County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Jefferson County , KY. (more)

City Name Population Title
Jeffersontown 27,562 City in Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States of America
Pleasure Ridge Park 25,813 City in Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America
Valley Station 22,756 Human settlement in Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America
Newburg 19,967 City in Phelps County, Missouri, United States
Fern Creek 18,409 City in Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America
Saint Matthews 17,985 City
Okolona 17,134 City in Chickasaw County, Mississippi, United States of America
Shively 15,690 Home rule-class city in Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States
Highview 15,167 City in Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America
Lyndon 11,445 City in the United States
Saint Dennis 9,177 Human settlement in Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States of America
Fairdale 8,148 City in Walsh County, North Dakota, United States of America
Middletown 7,898 City in Kentucky
Buechel 7,287 Human settlement in Louisville, Kentucky, United States of America
Douglass Hills 5,714 City in Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States of America
Prospect 4,842 City in Kentucky

Distance to Other Cities

Louisville distances to largest Kentucky cities