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Welcome to Paducah ...

The town of Paducah is located in Cottle County and is the County Seat for Cottle County.

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

When the people of Paducah refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Paducahan<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Paducah has a population of 1,090 people<3> (see below for details).

Paducah is 1,860 feet [567 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Paducah lies within the (806) area code.

The ZIP code for Paducah: 79248<5>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Paducah had a population of 1,186 people (or 78.8% of the total population of Cottle County). This makes Paducah the county's most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,186 people, the population of Paducah decreased 20.83% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,498 people).

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Paducah had an population of 1,090 people. This is a decrease of 8.09% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 27.24% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities Also Named Paducah ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Paducah - they are located in Kentucky and Mississippi.

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

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 Paducah. 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 Paducah. 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 Paducah.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Paducah ...

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

Communities near Paducah ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Narcisso   [Map]

Lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the West (W) of Paducah

Chalk   [Map]

Lies 10 miles [16.1 km] to the Southeast (SE) of Paducah

Cee Vee   [Map]

Lies 16 miles [25.7 km] to the Northwest (NW) of Paducah

Dumont   [Map]

Lies 18 miles [29 km] to the Southwest (SW) of Paducah

Located in King County

Russellville   [Map]

Lies 23 miles [37 km] to the West (W) of Paducah

Located in Motley County

Tell   [Map]

Lies 25 miles [40.2 km] to the North (N) of Paducah

Located in Childress County

Guthrie   [Map]

Lies 27 miles [43.5 km] to the South (S) of Paducah

Located in King County

Kirkland   [Map]

Lies 28 miles [45.1 km] to the Northeast (NE) of Paducah

Located in Childress County

Childress   [Map]

Lies 29 miles [46.7 km] to the North (N) of Paducah

Located in Childress County

Matador   [Map]

Lies 29 miles [46.7 km] to the West (W) of Paducah

Located in Motley County

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Paducah. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/

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.

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<2>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Paducah refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a town's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Paducah may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Paducah.

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<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Paducah - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<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 town (such as Paducah). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Paducah or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<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 from Point A (ie- Paducah) 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 Paducah. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Paducah

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Paducah. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 34.0144, Longitude: -100.3038     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Paducah have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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