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Welcome to Hardinsburg ...

The city of Hardinsburg is located in Breckinridge County<1> and is the County Seat for Breckinridge County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hardinsburg has a population of 2,340 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Hardinsburg is 690 feet [210 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

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

Hardinsburg is within the (270) area code.

The ZIP code for Hardinsburg: 40143<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hardinsburg had an population of 2,340 people. This is a decrease of 0.13% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.21% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hardinsburg had a population of 2,343 people (or 11.68% of the total population of Breckinridge County). This makes Hardinsburg the county's most populous community.

The population of Hardinsburg represents 0.05% of the population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 132nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,343 people, the population of Hardinsburg has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,345 people).

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

Communities Also Named Hardinsburg ...

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

Communities near Hardinsburg ...

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

  • Cannelton [Perry County]
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    • Cannelton [Perry County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Hardinsburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,473 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cannelton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cannelton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cannelton<7>
  • Irvington [Breckinridge County]
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    • Irvington [Breckinridge County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Hardinsburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,192 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Irvington have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Irvington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Irvington<7>
  • Cloverport [Breckinridge County]
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    • Cloverport [Breckinridge County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Hardinsburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,151 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cloverport have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cloverport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cloverport<7>
  • Hawesville [Hancock County]
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    • Hawesville [Hancock County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Hardinsburg
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 979 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hawesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hawesville<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Fordsville [Ohio County]
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      • Fordsville [Ohio County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Hardinsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 522 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Fordsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Fordsville<7>
    • Ekron [Meade County]
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      • Ekron [Meade County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Hardinsburg
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 149 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ekron
    • Garfield [Breckinridge County]
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      • Garfield [Breckinridge County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Hardinsburg
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Garfield have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • McQuady [Breckinridge County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for McQuady
      • McQuady [Breckinridge County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Hardinsburg
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    • Westview [Breckinridge County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Westview
      • Westview [Breckinridge County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Hardinsburg
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    • Se Ree [Breckinridge County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Se Ree
      • Se Ree [Breckinridge County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Hardinsburg
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Se Ree have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Se Ree

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hardinsburg. Our list includes 9 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Hardinsburg.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hardinsburg ...

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

Adding Hardinsburg to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Hardinsburg 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 Hardinsburg was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Hardinsburg on a map titled George#&160;F. Cram Map (1905).

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

Mentions & References for Hardinsburg

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Kentucky

About Breckinridge County

About Kentucky

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hardinsburg. 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 Breckinridge, 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 Hardinsburg.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hardinsburg - 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 Hardinsburg). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Hardinsburg 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Hardinsburg) 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 Hardinsburg. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from HardinsburgOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hardinsburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.7800, Longitude: -86.4609    
<6>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.
<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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