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Edmonton, Kentucky

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The location of Edmonton

Welcome to Edmonton ...

The city of Edmonton is located in Metcalfe County and is the County Seat for Metcalfe County.

The location of Edmonton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

When the people of Edmonton refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Edmontonian<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Edmonton has a population of 1,585 people<3> (see below for details).

Edmonton is 810 feet [247 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Edmonton (for example, toward Monticello), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

The area code for Edmonton: (270)

The ZIP code for Edmonton: 42129<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Edmonton had a population of 1,595 people (which is 15.79% of the total population of Metcalfe County). This makes Edmonton the county's most populous community.

The population of Edmonton represents 0.04% of the total population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 165th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,595 people, the population of Edmonton has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,586 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Edmonton had an population of 1,585 people. This is a decrease of 0.63% since the 2010 Census.

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

Communities near Edmonton ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Edmonton and not the distance as if you drove.<6>.

Community   2017
Beaumont   [Map]   ---   S   7 miles [11.3 km]
Burkesville   [Map]   1,481   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Columbia   [Map]   4,881   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Glasgow   [Map]   14,362   W   16 miles [25.7 km]
Hiseville   [Map]   ---   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Knob Lick   [Map]   ---   NW   7 miles [11.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Edmonton.

Communities Also Named Edmonton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Edmonton - they are located in Alberta and Ontario.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Edmonton. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Edmonton. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Edmonton. Our list includes 4 papers.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Edmonton:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Edmonton ...

Looking for more information about Edmonton? 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 Edmonton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Edmonton.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Edmonton refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Edmonton may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Edmonton.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Edmonton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 Edmonton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Edmonton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Edmonton) 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 Edmonton. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Edmonton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Edmonton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.9845, Longitude: -85.6189     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Edmonton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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