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Kennedy, Kentucky
(Christian County)

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The location of Kennedy

Welcome to Kennedy ...

Kennedy is located in Christian County.

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

Kennedy is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Kennedy is within the (270) area code.

Communities near Kennedy ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Kennedy and not the distance if you are going to drive.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Elkton   [Map]   2,111   NE   18 miles [29 km]
Guthrie   [Map]   1,391   E   13 miles [20.9 km]
Hopkinsville   [Map]   30,789   N   15 miles [24.1 km]
Pembroke   [Map]   872   N   9 miles [14.5 km]
Adams (TN)   [Map]   666   E   19 miles [30.6 km]
Clarksville (TN)   [Map]   153,205   SE   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

Communities Also Named Kennedy ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Kentucky communities named Kennedy: This one is located in Christian County and the other is located in Hancock County.

Beyond Kentucky, there are 31 communities that are also named Kennedy - they are located in Alabama, British Columbia (2), California, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New Mexico (2), New York, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania (2), Saskatchewan, Tennessee, Texas, Washington and Wisconsin.

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

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 Kennedy. 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 Kennedy. 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 Kennedy.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kennedy ...

Looking for more information about Kennedy? 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.

Looking for more information about Kennedy? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Kennedy, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Kennedy.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Kentucky

About Christian County

About Kentucky

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Kennedy. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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

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<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Kennedy) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kennedy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.6484, Longitude: -87.4150     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Kennedy have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Kennedy.

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