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Welcome to Anderson City ...

Anderson City is located in Anderson County<1>.

The location of Anderson City has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Anderson City is 620 feet [189 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Anderson City lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel south from Anderson City, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The telephone area code for Anderson City: (502)

Communities Also Named Anderson City ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Anderson City - it's located in Georgia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Anderson City.

Communities near Anderson City ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Anderson City.

  • Frankfort [Franklin County]
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    • Frankfort [Franklin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Anderson City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 27,755 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Frankfort
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Frankfort<5>
  • Shelbyville [Shelby County]
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    • Shelbyville [Shelby County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Anderson City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 16,585 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelbyville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shelbyville<5>
  • Lawrenceburg [Anderson County]
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    • Lawrenceburg [Anderson County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Anderson City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,509 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lawrenceburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lawrenceburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lawrenceburg<5>
  • Versailles [Woodford County]
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    • Versailles [Woodford County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Anderson City
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,318 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Versailles have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Versailles<5>
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    • Harrodsburg [Mercer County]
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      • Harrodsburg [Mercer County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Anderson City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,533 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Harrodsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrodsburg<5>
    • Taylorsville [Spencer County]
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      • Taylorsville [Spencer County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Anderson City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,308 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylorsville<5>
    • Bloomfield [Nelson County]
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      • Bloomfield [Nelson County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Anderson City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,066 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bloomfield have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bloomfield
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bloomfield<5>
    • Willisburg [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Willisburg
      • Willisburg [Washington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Anderson City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 285 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Willisburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Willisburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Willisburg<5>
    • Mackville [Washington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mackville
      • Mackville [Washington County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Anderson City
      • Estimated population in 2019: 223 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mackville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mackville
    • Avenstoke [Anderson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Avenstoke
      • Avenstoke [Anderson County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the north of Anderson City
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Avenstoke

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Anderson City. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Anderson City.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Anderson City. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Anderson City.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Anderson City. See our Newspapers Page for Anderson City.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Anderson City ...

Looking for more information about Anderson City? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Anderson City, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Anderson City.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Kentucky

About Anderson County

About Kentucky

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Anderson City. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Kentucky: https://kentucky.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Kentucky's counties, including Anderson, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Anderson City - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Anderson City) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Anderson City. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Anderson City

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anderson City. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.0073, Longitude: -85.0258       In this case, the coordinates for Anderson City have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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