Paducah McCracken County, Kentucky

Paducah: City in McCracken County, Kentucky, United States

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Location of Paducah on Kentucky map.

About

Paducah is a city located in the county of McCracken in the U.S. state of Kentucky. Its population at the 2010 census was 25,024 and a population density of 468 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 24,883 inhabitants.

The city was created 200 years ago in 1820.

1884 Paducah Kentucky Flood image
1884 Paducah Kentucky Flood
1884 Paducah Kentucky Flood image

Geography

Paducah is located at 37°5'0"N 88°36'0"W (37.0833900, -88.6000500).

Paducah map

Weather

Paducah forecast: A chance of rain showers. Partly sunny, with a high near 66. West northwest wind 5 to 10 mph. more

Paducah Quick Facts

Population : 24,883 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
County : McCracken County
Postal code : 42001–42003
Phone Area Codes : 364, 270
Area : 53.42 km2
Altitude : 341 feet / 104 meters
Capital city : Paducah is capital of McCracken County
Establishment : January 01, 1821 (200 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 03:10:38 (28th October 2021)
Density : 466 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.57% (2010-2020)
Weather : 66℉ Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Paducah decreased by 0.57% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 25,024 - census
2011 25,093 0.27% estimation process
2012 25,029 -0.26% estimation process
2013 24,896 -0.53% estimation process
2014 24,877 -0.08% estimation process
2015 24,712 -0.67% estimation process
2016 25,044 1.33% estimation process
2017 24,959 -0.34% estimation process
2018 24,866 -0.37% estimation process
2019 24,865 -0% estimation process
2020 24,883 0.07% estimation process

Paducah zip code is 42001. County name: McCracken, County fips: 21145

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People born in Paducah (96)

People born in Paducah, including actress from the United States Rumer Willis, hurdler Danielle Carruthers, musician Matty Matlock, you can see a list of people who born in Paducah.

  • Marcy Walker (American minister and former actress) she was born in 26/11/1961
  • Irvin S. Cobb (American writer (1876-1944)) he was born in 23/06/1876
  • William P. Curlin, Jr. (American politician) he was born in 30/11/1933
  • Fate Marable (American musician) he was born in 02/12/1890
  • Boots Randolph (American musician) he was born in 03/06/1927
  • John T. Scopes (American schoolteacher) he was born in 03/08/1900
  • Chad Cromwell (American musician) he was born in 14/06/1957
  • Charles Kramer (American politician (1879-1943)) he was born in 18/04/1879
  • Clarence "Big House" Gaines (American basketball player and coach (1923-2005)) he was born in 21/05/1923
  • Cullen Tate (American film Director (1896-1947)) he was born in 10/03/1896
  • Daniel Frank Austin (American botanist and teacher (1943-2015)) he was born in 18/05/1943
  • Larry Stewart (American singer-songwriter) he was born in 02/03/1959
  • Jean Byron (American actress) she was born in 10/12/1925
  • Mary Harper (actress (1965-2011)) she was born in 20/02/1965
  • Steven Curtis Chapman (American Christian music singer-songwriter, record producer, actor, author, and social activist) he was born in 21/11/1962
  • Russ Cochran (American golfer) he was born in 31/10/1958
  • Pierre DuMaine (Catholic bishop) he was born in 02/08/1931
  • James Red Herring (American boxer) he was born in 19/03/1896

Schools in Paducah

College & universities near Paducah, KY

Code Name City ZIP
157483 West Kentucky Community and Technical College Paducah (KY) 42002-7380

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Paducah, KY

Code Name Address Type
PAD Paducah, KY 2719 Irvin Cobb Avenue BUS
VNA Vienna, IL 504 West Vine Street BUS
FTN Fulton 21 Newton Rd. RAIL
MAI Marion, IL 2100 West Main Street BUS
CDL Carbondale station 401 South Illinois St. RAIL

Post offices near Paducah

Post Office Name City ZIP
Paducah Post Office Paducah (KY) 42003

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in McCracken County

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

City Name Population Title
Hendron 4,687 Census designated place
Reidland 4,491 Census-designated place in McCracken County, Kentucky
Massac 29 Census-designated place in McCracken County, Kentucky

Distance to Other Cities

Paducah distances to largest Kentucky cities