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Welcome to Fordsville ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Fordsville has a population of 525 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Fordsville.
Fordsville is 500 feet [152 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Fordsville lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Fordsville (for example, toward Sonora), you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Fordsville lies within the (270) area code.
The ZIP code for Fordsville: 42343<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fordsville had an population of 525 people. This is an increase of 0.19% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.13% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Fordsville had a population of 524 people. This makes Fordsville the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Fordsville represents 0.01% of the population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 292nd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 524 people, the population of Fordsville decreased 1.32% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 531 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Fordsville.
Communities Also Named Fordsville ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Fordsville - they are located in Mississippi and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Fordsville.
Communities near Fordsville ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Fordsville.
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 Fordsville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fordsville.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Fordsville. 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 Fordsville.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Fordsville. See our Newspapers Page for Fordsville.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fordsville ...
Looking for more information about Fordsville? 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 Fordsville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Fordsville.
Adding Fordsville to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Fordsville 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 Fordsville was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).
We also found Fordsville in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Fordsville on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 08 Aug 2022