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Hopkinsville [dead link], often nicknamed "Hoptown" by locals, is a town located in Kentucky's Western Waterlands.

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Map of Hopkinsville

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  • 1 Jefferson Davis State Historic Site, 258 Pembroke-Fairview Rd. Fairview, KY 42221 (7 miles east of Hopkinsville.), +1 270 889-6100, . Friday - Monday 9AM - 5PM. Jefferson Davis State Historic Site is a memorial to the famous Kentuckian born on this site on June 3, 1808. A 351-foot obelisk constructed on a foundation of solid Kentucky Limestone, marks the site, and an elevator to the top gives visitors a bird's eye view of the countryside. Jefferson Davis State Historic Site (Q2493273) on Wikidata Jefferson Davis State Historic Site on Wikipedia
  • 2 [dead link] Trail of Tears Commemorative Park, 100 Trail of Tears Dr.. Dawn - Dusk. A city park that preserves an encampment used along the Trail of Tears during the forced removal of the Cherokee tribes. The park features a burial site, a restored log cabin, and a heritage center. On the first full weekend after Labor Day, an inter tribal PowWow is held at the park.
  • 3 Museums of Historic Hopkinsville-Christian County, 217 E 9th St, +1 270 887-4270. Tu-Sa 10AM-4PM. Just a local museum with exhibits about military, African American history and culture, and the Night Riders, a group that used to go around terrorizing local farmers who were selling tobacco to the monopoly of the times rather than stand with the regional movement to demand higher prices.

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  • 1 Horseshoe Steak House, 2112 Fort Campbell Blvd, +1 270 886-7734. A local steak house that has been in business for many years.

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Most telephone numbers in Hopkinsville consist of +1 270 plus a seven-digit number, but the region is now served by an overlay complex of two area codes, with +1 364 being the second. A local or in-state telephone call now requires all 10 digits of the local number be dialed (omitting just the leading +1 from a local landline call).

Signage on many established businesses may still display the original seven-digit numbers; dial 270 before these if no area code is indicated.

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Routes through Hopkinsville
PaducahGrand Rivers  W I-24.svg E  ClarksvilleNashville
Henderson via I-69.svg N  N I-169.svg S  Jct I-24.svg
EvansvilleHenderson  N US 41.svg S  NashvilleChattanooga
END  N US 41A.svg S  ClarksvilleNashville
PaducahLand Between the Lakes  W US 68.svg E  RussellvilleBowling Green
MurrayLand Between the Lakes  W Elongated circle 80.svg E  RussellvilleBowling Green


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