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Welcome to Madisonville ...

The city of Madisonville is located in Hopkins County<1> and is the County Seat for Hopkins County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Madisonville has a population of 18,621 people<3> (see below for details).

Madisonville was established in 1807.

The community of Madisonville is 480 feet [146 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Madisonville lies within the (270) area code.

The ZIP code for Madisonville: 42431<5>

Websites for Madisonville ...

Official Website: www.madisonvillegov.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Madisonville had an population of 18,621 people. This is a decrease of 4.95% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.55% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Madisonville had a population of 19,591 people (which is 41.75% of the total population of Hopkins County). This makes Madisonville the county's most populous community.

The population of Madisonville represents 0.45% of the population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 17th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 19,591 people, the population of Madisonville increased 1.47% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 19,307 people).

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

Communities Also Named Madisonville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 9 communities that are also named Madisonville - they are located in Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Madisonville ...

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

  • Providence [Webster County]
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    • Providence [Webster County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Madisonville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,986 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Providence have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Providence
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Providence<7>
  • Dawson Springs [Hopkins County]
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    • Dawson Springs [Hopkins County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Madisonville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,629 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dawson Springs
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dawson Springs<7>
  • Sebree [Webster County]
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    • Sebree [Webster County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the north of Madisonville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,523 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sebree have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sebree
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sebree<7>
  • Nortonville [Hopkins County]
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    • Nortonville [Hopkins County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the south of Madisonville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,147 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nortonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nortonville<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Clay [Webster County]
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      • Clay [Webster County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Madisonville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,091 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clay have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clay
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clay<7>
    • White Plains [Hopkins County]
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      • White Plains [Hopkins County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southeast of Madisonville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 900 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Plains have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on White Plains
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for White Plains<7>
    • Dixon [Webster County]
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      • Dixon [Webster County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Madisonville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 877 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dixon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Mortons Gap [Hopkins County]
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      • Mortons Gap [Hopkins County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<6> to the south of Madisonville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 825 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mortons Gap
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mortons Gap<7>
    • Calhoun [McLean County]
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      • Calhoun [McLean County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northeast of Madisonville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 723 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Calhoun have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Former names for Calhoun:
      • Calhoon
      • Fort Vienna
      • Vienna Station
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Calhoun
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Calhoun<7>
    • Sacramento [McLean County]
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      • Sacramento [McLean County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the east of Madisonville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 438 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sacramento have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sacramento
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sacramento<7>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Madisonville. Our list includes 22 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Madisonville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Madisonville ...

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

Adding Madisonville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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The official website for Madisonville: www.madisonvillegov.com/

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 Hopkins, 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 Madisonville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Madisonville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 Madisonville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Madisonville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>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- Madisonville) 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 Madisonville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MadisonvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Madisonville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.3415, Longitude: -87.5039       In this case, the coordinates for Madisonville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<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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