Hodgenville, Kentucky

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Hodgenville, Kentucky
Location of Hodgenville, Kentucky
Location of Hodgenville, Kentucky
Coordinates: Coordinates: 37°34′16″N 85°44′19″W / 37.57111°N 85.73861°W / 37.57111; -85.73861
Country United States
State Kentucky
County Larue
 • Total 1.7 sq mi (4.5 km2)
 • Land 1.7 sq mi (4.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 728 ft (222 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 2,874
 • Density 1,667.7/sq mi (643.9/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 42748
Area code(s) 270
FIPS code 21-37396
GNIS feature ID 0494334

Hodgenville is a town in the American state of Kentucky. It is the county seat of Larue County. It is most famous as the birthplace of President Abraham Lincoln. A memorial featuring a replica (copy) of the cabin Lincoln was born in is near the town.