Owensboro , Daviess County, Kentucky

County seat of Daviess County, Kentucky, United States

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Location of Owensboro, KY on Kentucky map.


Owensboro is a city located in the county of Daviess in the U.S. state of Kentucky. In the 2010 census it had a population of 57,265 inhabitants and a population density of 1,021 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 60,131 inhabitants.

The city was created 224 years ago in 1796.

Owensboro has a total area of 21.66 square miles (56.11 km2).

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Owensboro, KY Quick Facts

Population : 60,131 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky
County : Daviess County
Postal code : 42301–42304
Phone Area Codes : 270
Area : 56.11 km2
Altitude : 394 feet / 120 meters
Capital city : Owensboro is capital of Daviess County
Establishment : January 01, 1797 (224 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 05:19:03 (16th April 2021)
Zip Code : 42301
Density : 1,072 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 4.77% (2010-2019)
Weather : 64℉ Partly Sunny 7-days weather

Year Population Method
2010 57,265 census
2011 57,755 estimation process
2012 58,139 estimation process
2013 58,357 estimation process
2014 58,415 estimation process
2015 59,031 estimation process
2016 59,305 estimation process
2017 59,523 estimation process
2018 59,745 estimation process
2019 60,131 estimation process

The population of Owensboro increased by 4.77% in 9 years.

Owensboro, KY zip code is 42301. County name: Daviess, County fips: 21059

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People born in Owensboro, KY (84)

People born in Owensboro, KY, including motorcycle racer Nicky Hayden, Recipient of the Purple Heart medal Dudley W. Morton, politician Wendell H. Ford, you can see a list of people who born in Owensboro, KY.

Stations (2)

Amtrak & bus stations near Owensboro, KY

Code Name Address Type
EVN Evansville, IN 119 Northwest 6th Street BUS
MDV Madisonville, KY 4765 Hanson Road BUS

Other cities in Daviess County

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

City Name Population Title
Whitesville 555 Human settlement in Daviess County, Kentucky, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Owensboro, KY distances to biggest Kentucky cities

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