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Welcome to Earlington ...

The city of Earlington is located in Hopkins County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Earlington has a population of 1,327 people<3> (see below for details).

Earlington was established in 1870.

The community of Earlington is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Earlington lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Earlington is within the boundaries of the (270) area code.

The ZIP code for Earlington: 42410<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Earlington had an population of 1,327 people. This is a decrease of 6.09% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 19.53% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Earlington had a population of 1,413 people. This makes Earlington the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Earlington represents 0.03% of the population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 176th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,413 people, the population of Earlington decreased 14.31% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,649 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Earlington.

Communities Also Named Earlington ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Earlington - they are located in Pennsylvania and Washington.

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

Communities near Earlington ...

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

  • Madisonville [Hopkins County]
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    • Madisonville [Hopkins County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<6> to the north of Earlington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,656 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madisonville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madisonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madisonville<7>
  • Greenville [Muhlenberg County]
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    • Greenville [Muhlenberg County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Earlington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,153 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<7>
  • Providence [Webster County]
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    • Providence [Webster County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Earlington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,986 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Providence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Providence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Providence<7>
  • Dawson Springs [Hopkins County]
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    • Dawson Springs [Hopkins County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Earlington
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,629 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dawson Springs<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Nortonville [Hopkins County]
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      • Nortonville [Hopkins County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Earlington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,147 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nortonville<7>
    • White Plains [Hopkins County]
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      • White Plains [Hopkins County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the southeast of Earlington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 900 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Plains 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 White Plains<7>
    • Dixon [Webster County]
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      • Dixon [Webster County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Earlington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 877 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dixon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Powderly [Muhlenberg County]
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      • Powderly [Muhlenberg County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the east of Earlington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 736 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Powderly have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powderly
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Powderly<7>
    • Hanson [Hopkins County]
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      • Hanson [Hopkins County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the north of Earlington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 709 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hanson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hanson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hanson<7>
    • Crofton [Christian County]
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      • Crofton [Christian County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Earlington
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 708 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crofton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crofton<7>

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 Earlington. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Earlington.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Earlington. 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 Earlington.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Earlington ...

Looking for more information about Earlington? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Earlington, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Earlington.

Adding Earlington to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Earlington in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Earlington was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Earlington on our Genealogy Page.

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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 Hopkins, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Earlington.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Earlington - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Earlington). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Earlington or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Earlington) 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 Earlington. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from EarlingtonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Earlington. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.2733, Longitude: -87.5145       In this case, the coordinates for Earlington have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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