Population 25,024 • McCracken County (Seat) • CST/CDT • Wet*
Established 1827; I-24 (Henry Ward Highway), US 45, US 60 and US 62, on the Ohio River; north of Kentucky and Barkley Lakes; trading center of the Purchase area.
Paducah Convention and Visitors Bureau, 128 Broadway, Paducah, 42001. An UNESCO Creative City. This historic river town offers an authentic cultural experience for visitors from around the globe! www.paducah.travel; info@paducah.
travel; 800.PADUCAH; 270.443.8783. Whitehaven Welcome Center, Kentucky Welcome
Center, I-24 exit 7 in Paducah; Staffed Mon.–Sat. 8–4:30; 270.554.2077; 800.225.TRIP; www.kentuckytourism.com.
Barkley Regional Airport, 2901 Fisher Rd. and US 60, 5 miles west; commercial airport; 1 airline; 6,500' and 5,500' runways.
*sale and consumption of alcohol allowed