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Welcome to Morganfield ...

The city of Morganfield is located in Union County<1> and is the County Seat for Union County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Morganfield has a population of 3,404 people<3> (see below for details).

Morganfield was established in 1812.

The community of Morganfield is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Morganfield is within the boundaries of the (270) area code.

The ZIP code for Morganfield: 42437<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Morganfield had an population of 3,404 people. This is an increase of 3.62% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.58% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Morganfield had a population of 3,285 people (or 21.89% of the total population of Union County). This makes Morganfield the county's most populous community.

The population of Morganfield represents 0.08% of the total population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 98th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,285 people, the population of Morganfield decreased 5.98% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,494 people).

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

Communities near Morganfield ...

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

  • Mount Vernon [Posey County]
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    • Mount Vernon [Posey County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the north of Morganfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,426 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Vernon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Vernon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Vernon<7>
  • Sturgis [Union County]
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    • Sturgis [Union County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Morganfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,792 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sturgis have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sturgis
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sturgis<7>
  • Clay [Webster County]
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    • Clay [Webster County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the south of Morganfield
    • 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>
  • Shawneetown [Gallatin County]
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    • Shawneetown [Gallatin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the west of Morganfield
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,070 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shawneetown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shawneetown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shawneetown<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Uniontown [Union County]
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      • Uniontown [Union County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the north of Morganfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 930 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Uniontown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Dixon [Webster County]
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      • Dixon [Webster County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the southeast of Morganfield
      • 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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    • Corydon [Henderson County]
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      • Corydon [Henderson County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Morganfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 685 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Corydon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Corydon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Corydon<7>
    • New Haven [Gallatin County]
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      • New Haven [Gallatin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the northwest of Morganfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 377 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Haven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Haven
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Haven<7>
    • Waverly [Union County]
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      • Waverly [Union County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the east of Morganfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 291 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Waverly
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Waverly<7>
    • Old Shawneetown [Gallatin County]
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      • Old Shawneetown [Gallatin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the west of Morganfield
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 164 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Old Shawneetown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Shawneetown

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Morganfield. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Morganfield.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Morganfield ...

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

Adding Morganfield to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

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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 Union, 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 Morganfield.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Morganfield - 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 Morganfield). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Morganfield 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 'straight-line' (or 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- Morganfield) 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 Morganfield. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MorganfieldOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Morganfield. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.6849, Longitude: -87.9062       In this case, the coordinates for Morganfield 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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