Princeton Caldwell County, Kentucky

Princeton: City in Caldwell County, Kentucky, United States


Princeton is a city located in the county of Caldwell in the U.S. state of Kentucky. Its population at the 2010 census was 6,329 and a population density of 271 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 6,063 inhabitants.

The city was created 201 years ago in 1820.

Princeton Quick Facts

Population : 6,063 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
County : Caldwell County
Postal code : 42445
Area : 23.33 km2
Altitude : 482 feet / 147 meters
Capital city : Princeton is capital of Caldwell County
Establishment : December 12, 1820 (201 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 00:41:53 (7th December 2021)
Density : 260 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.39% (2010-2020)
Weather : 24℉ Partly Cloudy 7-days weather
Princeton locator map
Location of Princeton on Kentucky map.
Caldwell County Kentucky Courthouse image
Caldwell County Kentucky Courthouse
Caldwell County Kentucky Courthouse image


Princeton is located at 37°6'33"N 87°52'55"W (37.1092200, -87.8819600).

Princeton map


Princeton forecast: Partly cloudy, with a low around 24. North northeast wind around 3 mph. more


According to census records, the population of Princeton decreased by 4.39% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,329 - census
2011 6,339 0.16% estimation process
2012 6,313 -0.41% estimation process
2013 6,253 -0.96% estimation process
2014 6,224 -0.47% estimation process
2015 6,165 -0.96% estimation process
2016 6,105 -0.98% estimation process
2017 6,103 -0.03% estimation process
2018 6,111 0.13% estimation process
2019 6,115 0.07% estimation process
2020 6,063 -0.86% estimation process

Princeton zip code is 42445. County name: Caldwell, County fips: 21033

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Local Places in Princeton

People born in Princeton (8)

People born in Princeton, including basketball player born 1947 Greg Smith, politician Casey Jones, production designer Charles Lisanby, you can see a list of people who born in Princeton.

Schools in Princeton

College & universities near Princeton, KY

Code Name City ZIP
156860 Hopkinsville Community College Hopkinsville (KY) 42240

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Princeton, KY

Code Name Address Type
MDV Madisonville, KY 4765 Hanson Road BUS
PAD Paducah, KY 2719 Irvin Cobb Avenue BUS
CRK Clarksville, TN 11 Jefferson Street \r\n BUS
VNA Vienna, IL 504 West Vine Street BUS
EVN Evansville, IN 119 Northwest 6th Street BUS

Post offices near Princeton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Princeton Post Office Princeton (KY) 42445

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Other cities in Caldwell County

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

City Name Population Title
Midway 1,915 Human settlement in Woodford County, Kentucky, United States of America
Fredonia 392 City in Kentucky, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Princeton distances to largest Kentucky cities