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Welcome to Fountain Run ...

The city of Fountain Run is located in Monroe County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Fountain Run has a population of 211 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Fountain Run.

Fountain Run is 820 feet [250 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Note: If you travel east from Fountain Run, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).

Fountain Run is within the boundaries of the (270) area code.

The ZIP code for Fountain Run: 42133<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Fountain Run had an population of 211 people. This is a decrease of 2.76% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 10.59% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Fountain Run had a population of 217 people. This makes Fountain Run the county's 3rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 217 people, the population of Fountain Run decreased 8.05% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 236 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Fountain Run.

Communities near Fountain Run ...

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

  • Glasgow [Barren County]
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    • Glasgow [Barren County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Fountain Run
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,411 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Glasgow
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Glasgow<6>
  • Lafayette [Macon County]
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    • Lafayette [Macon County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Fountain Run
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,271 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lafayette<6>
  • Scottsville [Allen County]
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    • Scottsville [Allen County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Fountain Run
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,548 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Scottsville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scottsville<6>
  • Westmoreland [Sumner County]
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    • Westmoreland [Sumner County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Fountain Run
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,429 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westmoreland have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westmoreland<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Tompkinsville [Monroe County]
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      • Tompkinsville [Monroe County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Fountain Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,229 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Tompkinsville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Tompkinsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Tompkinsville<6>
    • Red Boiling Springs [Macon County]
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      • Red Boiling Springs [Macon County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Fountain Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,124 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Red Boiling Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Boiling Springs
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Red Boiling Springs<6>
    • Gamaliel [Monroe County]
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      • Gamaliel [Monroe County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Fountain Run
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 355 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Gamaliel have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gamaliel
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gamaliel<6>
    • Akersville [Monroe County]
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      • Akersville [Monroe County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the south of Fountain Run
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Akersville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Holland [Allen County]
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      • Holland [Allen County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Fountain Run
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Holland have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Austin [Barren County]
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      • Austin [Barren County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Fountain Run
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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 Fountain Run. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fountain Run.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fountain Run ...

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

Adding Fountain Run to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Fountain Run 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 Fountain Run was in the U.S. Post Offices (Jan. 1851).

We also found Fountain Run in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

Mentions & References for Fountain Run

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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 Monroe, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Fountain Run.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Fountain Run - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Fountain Run). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Fountain Run or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>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- Fountain Run) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Fountain Run. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fountain RunOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fountain Run. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.7226, Longitude: -85.9649    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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