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Overview

Introduction to Campbellsville, Kentucky

Campbellsville, Kentucky, in Taylor county, is located 65 miles SW of Lexington, Kentucky.

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.

Demographics

People

Total Population11,329
Male Share of the Population51.4%
Female Share of the Population48.6%
Senior Citizens18.8%
Employed Population 16+3,931
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married36.7%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher22.7%
Median Earnings25+$25,183
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$27,258
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,322

Wealth

Median Family Income$37,913
% Above Poverty Level69.9%
% Below Poverty Level30.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home3.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work7.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone39.3%
Median Gross Rent$573
Median House Value$88,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)25.6%
Irish11%
German8%
English7.2%
Scottish2.6%
Welsh1.4%
Swiss1.1%
Polish0.9%
Austrian0.8%
Italian0.7%
French Except Basque0.6%
Dutch0.4%
Finnish0.3%
Swedish0.3%
Greek0.2%
African0.2%
Haitian0.1%
West Indian0.1%
Canadian0.1%
South African0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
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Campbellsville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Taylor County
Standard Zip Codes42718
P.O. Box Zip Codes42719
Phone Area Codes270
Time ZoneAmerica/Kentucky/Louisville
Approximate Latitude37.34
Approximate Longitude-85.34

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)

StationCAMPBELLSVILLE 2 SSW
Distance2.3 miles
Jan Temp25 to 43 F
Apr Temp44 to 68 F
Jul Temp66 to 87 F
Oct Temp46 to 70 F
Annual Precip54 inches
StationGREENSBURG
Distance10.8 miles
Jan Temp23 to 44 F
Apr Temp42 to 69 F
Jul Temp66 to 89 F
Oct Temp43 to 71 F
Annual Precip53.2 inches
StationJAMESTOWN WWTP
Distance27.2 miles
Jan Temp26 to 43 F
Apr Temp43 to 68 F
Jul Temp66 to 88 F
Oct Temp45 to 70 F
Annual Precip53 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Bradfordsville329$34,167
Columbia4,847$40,487
Greensburg2,243$38,304
Lebanon5,604$40,707
Liberty1,861$39,145
Raywick147$75,000

Campbellsville Public Libraries

Taylor County Public Library
1316 EAST BROADWAY STREET
Campbellsville, Kentucky
(270) 465-2562

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Campbellsville Hospitals

Taylor Regional Hospital
(Government - District/authority)
1700 Old Lebanon Road
(270) 465-3561

Campbellsville Public Schools

Campbellsville High School
230 W Main St
ZIP: 42718
(270) 465-8774
High
Total Enrollment 271
Campbellsville Middle School
230 West Main Street
ZIP: 42718
(270) 465-4561
Middle
Total Enrollment 444
Campbellsville Eagle Academy
610c W Main St
ZIP: 42718
(270) 465-6337
Other
Total Enrollment 12
Taylor County High School
300 Ingram Ave
ZIP: 42718
(270) 465-4431
High
Total Enrollment 867
Campbellsville Elementary School
315 Roberts Road
ZIP: 42718
(270) 465-5121
Primary
Total Enrollment 447
Taylor County Middle School
1207 East Broadway
ZIP: 42718
(270) 465-2877
Middle
Total Enrollment 604
Taylor County Elementary School
1100 Lebanon Ave
ZIP: 42718
(270) 465-5691
Primary
Total Enrollment 1176

Campbellsville Private Schools

Campbellsville Christian Church Ctr For Education
302 Lebanon Ave
ZIP: 42718
Elementary
Total Enrollment 15
Kentucky Christian School
1190 New Columbia Rd
ZIP: 42718
Elementary
Total Enrollment 81
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