Madisonville Hopkins County, Kentucky

Madisonville: County seat in Kentucky


Madisonville is a city located in the county of Hopkins in the U.S. state of Kentucky. Its population at the 2010 census was 19,591 and a population density of 403 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 18,656 inhabitants.

The city was created 214 years ago in 1806.

Madisonville Quick Facts

Population : 18,656 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
County : Hopkins County
Postal code : 42431
Phone Area Codes : 270
Area : 48.61 km2
Named for : James Madison
Altitude : 472 feet / 144 meters
Capital city : Madisonville is capital of Hopkins County
Establishment : January 01, 1807 (214 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 15:50:28 (8th December 2021)
Density : 384 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -5.01% (2010-2020)
Weather : 28℉ Mostly Cloudy then Chance Light Snow 7-days weather
Madisonville locator map
Location of Madisonville on Kentucky map.
Hopkins County Courthouse KY image
Hopkins County Courthouse KY
Hopkins County Courthouse KY image


Madisonville is located at 37°19'41"N 87°29'56"W (37.3281000, -87.4988900).

Madisonville map


Madisonville forecast: A chance of snow after midnight. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 28. North northeast wind around 2 mph. Chance of precipitation is 30%. Little or no snow accumulation expected. more


According to census records, the population of Madisonville decreased by 5.01% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 19,591 - census
2011 19,753 0.82% estimation process
2012 19,626 -0.65% estimation process
2013 19,519 -0.55% estimation process
2014 19,360 -0.82% estimation process
2015 19,283 -0.4% estimation process
2016 19,066 -1.14% estimation process
2017 18,919 -0.78% estimation process
2018 18,773 -0.78% estimation process
2019 18,621 -0.82% estimation process
2020 18,656 0.19% estimation process

Madisonville zip code is 42431. County name: Hopkins, County fips: 21107

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Local Places in Madisonville

People born in Madisonville (18)

People born in Madisonville, including politician Ruby Laffoon, Gospel music singer-songwriter Dottie Rambo, politician Lyne Metcalfe, you can see a list of people who born in Madisonville.

  • Polk Laffoon (U.S. Representative from Kentucky) he was born in 24/10/1844
  • Demetrious Johnson (American mixed martial artist) he was born in 13/08/1986
  • Byron Parker (player of American and Canadian football) he was born in 07/03/1981
  • James Fleming Gordon (United States federal judge) he was born in 18/05/1918
  • Leva Bates (American professional wrestler) she was born in 03/05/1983
  • Maurice W. Long (American physicist) he was born in 20/04/1925
  • Tim Maypray (Player of American and Canadian football (1988-2019)) he was born in 13/05/1988
  • Travis Ford (American basketball player-coach) he was born in 29/12/1969
  • Urey Woodson (American newspaper editor) he was born in 16/08/1859
  • Sonny Collins (American football player) he was born in 17/01/1953
  • Charles Sebree he was born in 01/01/1914
  • Jeremy Clark (American-football player (1994-)) he was born in 29/06/1994
  • William M. Cox he was born in 04/02/1942
  • Gary Dulin (American football defensive end and defensive tackle) he was born in 20/01/1957
  • Camron Johnson (American football player) he was born in 12/04/1999

Schools in Madisonville

College & universities near Madisonville, KY

Code Name City ZIP
157304 Madisonville Community College Madisonville (KY) 42431

Stations (4)

Amtrak & bus stations near Madisonville, KY

Code Name Address Type
MDV Madisonville, KY 4765 Hanson Road BUS
EVN Evansville, IN 119 Northwest 6th Street BUS
CRK Clarksville, TN 11 Jefferson Street \r\n BUS
PAD Paducah, KY 2719 Irvin Cobb Avenue BUS

Post offices near Madisonville

Post Office Name City ZIP
Madisonvill Post Office Madisonville (KY) 42431

Other places with the same name (4)

Other cities in Hopkins County

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

City Name Population Title
Dawson Springs 2,629 City in Kentucky, United States of America
Earlington 1,321 City in Hopkins County, Kentucky, United States of America
Nortonville 1,147 City in Hopkins County, Kentucky, United States of America
White Plains 900 City in Hopkins County, Kentucky, United States of America
Mortons Gap 825 City in Hopkins County, Kentucky, United States of America
Hanson 709 City in Kentucky, United States
Saint Charles 269 City in Hopkins County, Kentucky, United States
Nebo 225 City in Hopkins County, Kentucky, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Madisonville distances to largest Kentucky cities