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1 Cayce was born on a farm near Hopkinsville, Kentucky, in 1877.
2 A company of cavalry soldiers from Huntsville, Alabama, joined Nathan Bedford Forrest's battalion in Hopkinsville, Kentucky.
3 They burned several tobacco warehouses throughout the area, stretching as far west as Hopkinsville to Princeton.
4 It passes south of Hopkinsville and interchanges with I-169.
5 The approximately 32 miles (51 km) segment between U.S. 68 in Hopkinsville, Kentucky and U.S. 79 in Clarksville, Tennessee was jointly opened to traffic by both states on September 12, 1975.
6 The community of Hopkinsville was established in 1872 by Henry Hopkins, freedman former slave of Judge Henry Clay Pleasants, the judge credited for ending the Sutton-Taylor Feud.
7 The major traces were those which connected the county seat at Madisonville with Henderson to the north, Hopkinsville to the south, and Russellville to the southeast.
8 The USA eclipse fell directly over Hopkinsville, Ky on August 21, 2017 17:16. As of the census of 2000, there were 46,519 people, 18,820 households, and 13,399 families residing in the county.
9 Its county seat is Hopkinsville.
10 KY 91 runs northwest from Princeton 22 miles (35 km) to Marion and southeast 28 miles (45 km) to Hopkinsville.
11 U.S. Route 41 passes through the center of town as Madisonville Street, and the I-169 passes east of Crofton, with access from Exit 23. Hopkinsville, the Christian County seat, is 13 miles (21 km) to the south, and Madisonville is 22 miles (35 km) to the north.
12 Hopkinsville is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Christian County, Kentucky, United States.
13 The area of present-day Hopkinsville was initially claimed in 1796 by Bartholomew Wood as part of a 1,200-acre (5 km) grant for his service in the American Revolution.
14 The community tried to rename itself "Elizabeth" after the Woods' eldest daughter, but another town in Hardin County preëmpted the name, and the Kentucky Assembly established the town in 1804 as "Hopkinsville" after veteran and state representative Samuel Hopkins of Henderson County (later the namesake of Hopkins County as well).
15 Confederate support in Hopkinsville and Christian County was evident in the formation of the "Oak Grove Rangers" and the 28th Kentucky Cavalry.
16 After Confederate forces retreated to Tennessee, however, Camp Joe Anderson was established by the Union to the northwest of Hopkinsville in 1862.
17 Gen. James S. Jackson had been a Hopkinsville attorney before the war and was killed in service to the Union at the Battle of Perryville in October 1862.
18 Hopkinsville changed hands at least half a dozen times, being occupied in turn by Confederate and Union forces.
19 On December 7, 1907, 250 masked Night Riders seized Hopkinsville's police station and cut all outside contact.
20 On April 2, 2006, an F3 tornado swept through parts of Hopkinsville.
21 In addition, structural damage was reported to dozens of other businesses, along with countless trees, power lines, transmission towers and other structures, cutting electricity to the city of Hopkinsville.
22 Hopkinsville is located south of the center of Christian County at 36°51′17″N 87°29′20″W
23 According to the United States Census Bureau, Hopkinsville has a total area of 30.8 square miles (79.8 km), of which 30.6 square miles (79.3 km) is land and 0.15 square miles (0.4 km), or 0.44%, is water.
24 Hopkinsville has a humid subtropical climate (Köppen Cfa), with hot, humid summers and cool winters.
25 As of the census of 2010, there were 31,577 people, 12,600 households and 14,318 housing units in the city of Hopkinsville.
26 Hopkinsville is part of the Clarksville, TN–KY Metropolitan Statistical Area.
27 Clarksville lies approximately 15 miles (24 km) to the south of Hopkinsville.
28 Prior to 2003, the area was officially known as the Clarksville-Hopkinsville Metropolitan Statistical Area and included only Montgomery and Christian counties.
29 In 2003, Hopkinsville was removed from the official name as it was no longer considered a principal city.
30 Hopkinsville-Christian County is home to a wide range of businesses and industries, including Fortune 500 companies.