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Hopkins County, Kentucky is located in the heart of Western Kentucky 49 miles south of Evansville, Indiana, 104 miles north west of Nashville, Tennessee, and 153 miles southwest of Louisville, Kentucky. Madisonville, the county seat of Hopkins County, is a community with a small town atmosphere and the amenities of a much larger city. The town is served directly by the Pennyrile Parkway, US Highway 41 and 41A, and Kentucky highways 70 and 85. It is one half hour from Interstate 24. Commercial Airline service is available at the Evansville Regional Airport in Evansville Indiana and in Nashville, Tennessee. Madisonville and Hopkins County are unique in many positive ways. It is a community that offers the security and friendliness of a small town while at the same time has many assets to boast.

Hopkins County has abundant outdoor recreation opportunities. Natural and manmade resources allow residents to pursue a variety of activities including fishing, hunting, boating and golfing. Madisonville, with 480 acres of parkland provides year round supervised recreational programs for all ages. The 185-acre Municipal Park includes a nine-hole golf course, Olympic size pool, and picnic areas. Two local country clubs sport 18-hole golf courses and the Municipal Park includes a nine-hole golf course. The city and local civic groups also sponsor supervised baseball leagues, football and basketball teams, and tennis and golf clinics. The YMCA complex, a movie theater, roller-skating rink, and bowling alley are just a few of the indoor recreational opportunities. The Glema Mahr Center for the Arts is a 37,000 square foot performing and visual arts center consisting of a 1,061-proscenium main stage theater, which can be converted to a 200 black box theater. Scenic downtown Madisonville boasts brick sidewalks and lamp-lighted streets that lead to many quaint shops and inviting eateries. This beautiful downtown area is the product of a community revitalization effort.

The Median house value for Hopkins County in 2000: $57,200

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Hopkins County is $356 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $429 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $538 a month.

Real Estate agents in the Hopkins County area:

Coldwell Banker Terry and Associates
1096 N Main St
Madisonville, KY 42431
(270) 825-0404

Century 21 Home Team
257 N Main St
Madisonville, KY 42431
(270) 821-2251
(270) 821-1242

Remax Heritage Homes Real Estate
843 Hanson St
Madisonville, KY 42431
(270) 825-9090


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