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Welcome to Jeffersontown ...

The city of Jeffersontown is located in Jefferson County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Jeffersontown has a population of 27,758 people<3> (see below for details).

Jeffersontown was established in 1797.

The community of Jeffersontown is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Jeffersontown lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Note: If you travel west from Jeffersontown, you will leave Eastern Time and cross into the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT).

The area code for Jeffersontown: (502)

Websites for Jeffersontown ...

Official Website: www.jeffersontownky.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Jeffersontown had an population of 27,758 people. This is an increase of 4.37% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.22% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Jeffersontown had a population of 26,595 people. This makes Jeffersontown the county's most populous community.

The population of Jeffersontown represents 0.61% of the total population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 11th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 26,595 people, the population of Jeffersontown has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 26,633 people).

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

Communities near Jeffersontown ...

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

  • Louisville [Jefferson County]
  • Jeffersonville [Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jeffersonville
    • Jeffersonville [Clark County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Jeffersontown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 48,530 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jeffersonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Jeffersonville<6>
  • New Albany [Floyd County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Albany
    • New Albany [Floyd County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the west of Jeffersontown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 36,874 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Albany
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Albany<6>
  • Clarksville [Clark County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarksville
    • Clarksville [Clark County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Jeffersontown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 21,447 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarksville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarksville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarksville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Shelbyville [Shelby County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shelbyville
      • Shelbyville [Shelby County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Jeffersontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,790 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shelbyville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shelbyville<6>
    • Shively [Jefferson County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shively
      • Shively [Jefferson County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the west of Jeffersontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,690 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shively
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shively<6>
    • Mount Washington [Bullitt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Washington
      • Mount Washington [Bullitt County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Jeffersontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,907 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Washington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Washington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Washington<6>
    • Shepherdsville [Bullitt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shepherdsville
      • Shepherdsville [Bullitt County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Jeffersontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,297 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shepherdsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shepherdsville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shepherdsville<6>
    • Hillview [Bullitt County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hillview
      • Hillview [Bullitt County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Jeffersontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,192 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hillview have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hillview
    • La Grange [Oldham County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for La Grange
      • La Grange [Oldham County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Jeffersontown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,081 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on La Grange
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for La Grange<6>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Jeffersontown. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Jeffersontown.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jeffersontown ...

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

Adding Jeffersontown to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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About Jefferson County

About Kentucky

The official website for Jeffersontown: www.jeffersontownky.com/

The official website for Jefferson County: www.loukymetro.org/

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 Jefferson, 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 Jeffersontown.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jeffersontown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Jeffersontown) 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 Jeffersontown. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from JeffersontownOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jeffersontown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 38.2053, Longitude: -85.5699       In this case, the coordinates for Jeffersontown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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