Paducah, Kentucky

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City of Paducah
City
1884 Paducah,Kentucky Flood.jpg
Location of Paducah within Kentucky.
Coordinates: 37°4′20″N 88°37′39″W / 37.07222°N 88.6275°W / 37.07222; -88.6275Coordinates: 37°4′20″N 88°37′39″W / 37.07222°N 88.6275°W / 37.07222; -88.6275
Country United States
State Kentucky
County McCracken
Settled c. 1821[1]
Established 1830[2]
Incorporated 1838[2]
Named for the Comanche Indians
Government
 • Mayor Gayle Kaler[3]
 • City Manager Jeffrey Pederson
Area
 • City 20.0 sq mi (51.8 km2)
 • Land 19.9 sq mi (51.5 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation 341 ft (104 m)
Population (2010)
 • City 25,024
 • Metro 98,765 (2,000)
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP Code 42001-42002-42003
Area code(s) 270
FIPS code 21-58836
GNIS feature ID 0500106

Paducah is a city of Kentucky in the United States.

Sources[change | edit source]

  1. University of Kentucky. Kentucky Atlas & Gazetteer, "Paducah". Accessed 24 September 2013.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Commonwealth of Kentucky. Office of the Secretary of State. Land Office. "Paducah, Kentucky". Accessed 24 September 2013.
  3. http://www.wpsdlocal6.com/news/ky-state-news/story/Kaler-wins-Paducah-mayoral-race-in-landslide-177594251.html