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Welcome to Nortonville ...

The city of Nortonville is located in Hopkins County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Nortonville has a population of 1,150 people<2> (see below for details).

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

Nortonville is 410 feet [125 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Nortonville lies within the (270) area code.

The ZIP code for Nortonville: 42442<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Nortonville had an population of 1,150 people. This is a decrease of 4.49% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 9.02% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Nortonville had a population of 1,204 people. This makes Nortonville the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Nortonville represents 0.03% of the population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 187th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,204 people, the population of Nortonville decreased 4.75% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,264 people).

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

Communities Also Named Nortonville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Nortonville - they are located in California, Illinois, Kansas, New Jersey and North Dakota.

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

Communities near Nortonville ...

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

  • Madisonville [Hopkins County]
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    • Madisonville [Hopkins County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Nortonville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,656 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Madisonville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Madisonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Madisonville<7>
  • Central City [Muhlenberg County]
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    • Central City [Muhlenberg County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Nortonville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,692 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Central City
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Central City<7>
  • Greenville [Muhlenberg County]
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    • Greenville [Muhlenberg County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Nortonville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,153 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greenville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greenville<7>
  • Dawson Springs [Hopkins County]
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    • Dawson Springs [Hopkins County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the west of Nortonville
    • 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>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Earlington [Hopkins County]
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      • Earlington [Hopkins County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Nortonville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,321 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Earlington have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Earlington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Earlington<7>
    • Powderly [Muhlenberg County]
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      • Powderly [Muhlenberg County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Nortonville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 736 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Powderly have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Powderly
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Powderly<7>
    • Hanson [Hopkins County]
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      • Hanson [Hopkins County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Nortonville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 709 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hanson have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hanson
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hanson<7>
    • Crofton [Christian County]
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      • Crofton [Christian County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Nortonville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 708 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crofton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crofton<7>
    • Sacramento [McLean County]
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      • Sacramento [McLean County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Nortonville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 438 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sacramento have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sacramento
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Sacramento<7>
    • Saint Charles [Hopkins County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saint Charles
      • Saint Charles [Hopkins County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Nortonville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 269 people
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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 Nortonville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Nortonville.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Nortonville. See our Newspapers Page for Nortonville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Nortonville ...

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

Adding Nortonville to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Kentucky

About Hopkins County

About Kentucky

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Nortonville. 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 Hopkins, 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 Nortonville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Nortonville - 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 Nortonville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Nortonville 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Nortonville) 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 Nortonville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from NortonvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Nortonville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.1875, Longitude: -87.4542    
<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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