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Overview

Introduction to Campbellsville, Kentucky

Campbellsville, Kentucky, in Taylor county, is located 65 miles SW of Lexington, Kentucky. The city has a population of 10,498.

Campbellsville History

The city of Campbellsville was founded in the year 1817. The city derived its name from Andrew Campbell. He was from Augusta County, Virginia and had laid out the city. Campbellsville has been the site of several Civil War battles. A number of local homes and churches were turned into hospitals after the Battle of Tebbs Bend, which took place in the year 1863. The first courthouse of the city was burnt in the year 1864 by the Confederates. The replacement building has been built on the same site.

Campbellsville and nearby Attractions

  • Hiestand House Museum
  • Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site
  • Old Fort Harrod State Park
  • Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site
  • Kentucky Railway Museum

Things To Do In Campbellsville

Tourists can opt for a trip to the beautiful Campbellsville’s Green River Lake. They can also visit the Taylor County Fair organized by the natives in the month of June. Visitors to the city can also enjoy the recreational facilities provided by the Green River Lake State Park and the Miller Park. The Lowell Avenue Church, Saint Andrews Church, and Marks Church are some of the local churches.

Campbellsville Transportation

Air transportation is avaiable from Louisville International Airport.

Campbellsville Higher Education

Campbellsville University is located in Campbellsville. Other nearby educational institutions are the Elizabethtown Community College, University of Louisville, and Sullivan University.

People

Total Population 11,126
Male Share of the Population 47.9%
Female Share of the Population 52.1%
Senior Citizens 18.6%
Employed Population 16+ 4,291
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 40.8%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 17.4%
Median Earnings25+ $24,976
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $9,886
Median Earnings With High School Degree $20,201

Wealth

Median Family Income $41,534
% Above Poverty Level 74.5%
% Below Poverty Level 25.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 4.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 6.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 36.4%
Median Gross Rent $560
Median House Value $88,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 26.2%
US/American 0%
English 8.6%
Irish 13.4%

Campbellsville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 65 miles SW of Lexington, Kentucky
County Taylor
Standard Zip Codes 42718
P.O. Box Zip Codes 42719
Phone Area Codes 270
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.343
Longitude -85.341

Campbellsville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station CAMPBELLSVILLE 2 SSW
Distance 2.3 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 43 F
Apr Temp 44 to 68 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 46 to 70 F
Annual Precip 54 inches
Station GREENSBURG
Distance 10.8 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 44 F
Apr Temp 42 to 69 F
Jul Temp 66 to 89 F
Oct Temp 43 to 71 F
Annual Precip 53.2 inches
Station JAMESTOWN WWTP
Distance 27.2 miles
Jan Temp 26 to 43 F
Apr Temp 43 to 68 F
Jul Temp 66 to 88 F
Oct Temp 45 to 70 F
Annual Precip 53 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Campbellsville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Campbellsvlle (42718, 42719)

Finley (42718)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bradfordsville 388 $34,231
Columbia 4,792 $39,514
Greensburg 2,442 $32,880
Lebanon 5,594 $31,607
Liberty 1,987 $33,680
Raywick 281 $44,336

Campbellsville Public Libraries

Library
Taylor County Public Library District
205 NORTH COLUMBIA AVENUE
Campbellsville, Kentucky
(270) 465-2562

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Campbellsville Hospitals

TAYLOR REGIONAL HOSPITAL
(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
1700 OLD LEBANON RD
(270) 465-3561
Emergency Service: Yes

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Campbellsville High Schools

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TAYLOR COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL
300 INGRAM AVE
270-465-4431
Serves 753 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16

CAMPBELLSVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
230 W MAIN ST
270-465-8774
Serves 362 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 18.8

NEWTON ALTERNATIVE EDUCATION CENTER
610C W MAIN ST
270-465-6337
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