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Welcome to Saint Charles ...

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

A typical abbreviation for Saint Charles: St. Charles

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Saint Charles has a population of 269 people<2> (see below for details).

Saint Charles was established in 1874.

The community of Saint Charles is 460 feet [140 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Saint Charles lies within the (270) area code.

The ZIP code for Saint Charles: 42453<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Saint Charles had an population of 269 people. This is a decrease of 2.89% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.94% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Saint Charles had a population of 277 people. This makes Saint Charles the county's 8th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 277 people, the population of Saint Charles decreased 10.36% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 309 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Saint Charles.

Communities Also Named Saint Charles ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 28 communities that are also named Saint Charles - they are located in Arkansas (2), Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana (2), Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, Ohio, Ontario, Pennsylvania, Prince Edward Island, Quebec (3), South Carolina (2), South Dakota and Virginia.

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

Communities near Saint Charles ...

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

  • Madisonville (11 miles [17.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Madisonville
    • Madisonville lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Saint Charles and is located in Hopkins County
    • 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>
  • Princeton (18 miles [29 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Princeton
    • Princeton lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Saint Charles and is located in Caldwell County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,063 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Princeton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Princeton<7>
  • Providence (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Providence
    • Providence lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Saint Charles and is located in Webster County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,986 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Providence have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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 (7 miles [11.3 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dawson Springs
    • Dawson Springs lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Saint Charles and is located in Hopkins County
    • 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>
  • Earlington (6 miles [9.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Earlington
    • Earlington lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the north of Saint Charles and is located in Hopkins County
    • 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>
  • Nortonville (5 miles [8 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Nortonville
    • Nortonville lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Saint Charles and is located in Hopkins County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,147 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Nortonville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nortonville<7>
  • White Plains (9 miles [14.5 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for White Plains
    • White Plains lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Saint Charles and is located in Hopkins County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 900 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for White Plains have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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>
  • Mortons Gap (5 miles [8 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mortons Gap
    • Mortons Gap lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Saint Charles and is located in Hopkins County
    • 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>
  • Hanson (16 miles [25.7 km] to the north)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hanson
    • Hanson lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Saint Charles and is located in Hopkins County
    • 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 (10 miles [16.1 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Crofton
    • Crofton lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Saint Charles and is located in Christian County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 708 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Crofton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Crofton<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 Saint Charles. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Saint Charles.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Saint Charles ...

Looking for more information about Saint Charles? 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 Saint Charles, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Saint Charles.

Adding Saint Charles to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Recent Changes to RoadsideThoughts ...

Mentions & References for Saint Charles

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Kentucky

About Hopkins County

About Kentucky

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Saint Charles. 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 Saint Charles.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Saint Charles - 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 Saint Charles). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Saint Charles 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- Saint Charles) 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 Saint Charles. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Saint CharlesOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Saint Charles. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 37.1866, Longitude: -87.5555    
<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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