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The location of Russellville

Welcome to Russellville ...

The city of Russellville is located in Logan County and is the County Seat for Logan County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Russellville has a population of 7,057 people<2> (see below for details).

Russellville was established in 1790.

The community of Russellville is 600 feet [183 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Russellville: (270)

The ZIP code for Russellville: 42276<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Russellville had a population of 6,960 people (or 25.94% of the total population of Logan County). This makes Russellville the county's most populous community.

The population of Russellville represents 0.16% of the total population of Kentucky (which has 4,339,367 people), making it the state's 55th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,960 people, the population of Russellville decreased 2.64% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,149 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Russellville had an population of 7,057 people. This is an increase of 1.39% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.29% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Russellville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 31 communities that are also named Russellville - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa (2), Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi (2), Missouri (3), New Brunswick, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania (3), South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont and West Virginia.

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

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 Russellville. 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 Russellville. 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 Russellville. Our list includes 31 papers.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Russellville ...

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

Communities near Russellville ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Franklin   [Map]

Lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the East (E) of Russellville

Located in Simpson County

Elkton   [Map]

Lies 14 miles [22.5 km] to the West (W) of Russellville

Located in Todd County

Auburn   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the East (E) of Russellville

Adairville   [Map]

Lies 11 miles [17.7 km] to the South (S) of Russellville

Lewisburg   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the North (N) of Russellville

Allensville   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Russellville

Located in Todd County

Cave Spring   [Map]

Lies 4 miles [6.4 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Russellville

Olmstead   [Map]

Lies 8 miles [12.9 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Russellville

Lost City   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km] to the North (N) of Russellville

Sharon Grove   [Map]

Lies 12 miles [19.3 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Russellville

Located in Todd County

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

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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.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Russellville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Russellville - 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 Russellville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Russellville 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Russellville) 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 Russellville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Russellville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Russellville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 36.8397, Longitude: -86.8955     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Russellville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






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