With a long, rich history, Christian County located in South Western Kentucky on the Tennessee-Kentucky state line gives you plenty of opportunities to enjoy life.
Even with rapid growth, the area remains true to its rural roots. The people are close to the land (agricultural history dates back to the 1700’s). Our residents like this place, and they stay for generations. Workers aren’t transient like they might be in large, urban areas.
Among the beautiful, white blooms of Dogwood trees and the rolling hills of the Kentucky countryside you’ll find the city of Hopkinsville. Settled in 1796, Hopkinsville is a leisurely 15 minute drive from Fort Campbell and merely an hour drive from several larger urban areas including Nashville, TN.
Recreational opportunities are abound from disc golf and a skate park to a recreational pool and to a greenway system through the city. There are numerous free parks for sports, picnics and family gatherings.
Land Between the Lakes, a National Recreation Area, is located west of Hopkinsville. This is an outdoor enthusiast’s haven featuring hundreds of miles of hiking and biking trails, horseback riding, and OHV trails, as well as campgrounds, fishing, and hunting. Pennyrile Forest State Resort Park is 14 miles north of Hopkinsville and offers a lodge, cottages, camping, and a restaurant. Activities include fishing, swimming, trails, golfing, and boating.
The weather is mild. The climate is moderate with an average annual temperature of 69 degrees and just 10 inches of snowfall.
The community takes pride in its arts boasting a rejuvenated old 700+ seat theatre, The Alhambra. Included in performances of local talent and production groups, the Pennyroyal Arts Council brings in top entertainers from all over the country.
Be forewarned, Hopkinsville-Christian County practices southern hospitality. People are friendly here, whether you’re strolling in your new neighborhood or enjoying a local restaurant. This is a community where neighbors help neighbors.
Just as South Western Kentucky’s rural location offers the benefits of lower payroll expenses and enhanced employee loyalty, it can also mean exceptionally good values for homebuyers. In fact, the average sale price of a home in our three county area is well below the national average.
The community offers an excellent diversity of home options. There are lovingly restored, century old mansions on tree-lined streets. There are executive retreats on golf courses. Country homes with wide, open spaces. Beautiful lake front or lake view homes. Traditional suburban neighborhoods. Starter homes and apartments.
Compared with large cities, buyers here are pleasantly surprised by how much home they get for their investment. And be forewarned: We practice Southern hospitality in South Western Kentucky. People are friendly here, whether you’re strolling in your new neighborhood or enjoying a local restaurant.