Hopkinsville,KY Real Estate and Community Information
The city of Hopkinsville is in southwestern Kentucky 73 miles northwest of Nashville, Tennessee. It is the county seat of Christian County. Hopkinsville real estate includes houses with three, four or five bedrooms. Those who want larger homes will be able to find quite a few houses with six bedrooms. People interested in smaller homes can purchase houses with two bedrooms. Some Hopkinsville KY homes for sale were built in the early 20th century. People who want properties with more than five acres of land can find those here.
People began settling in the Hopkinsville area in 1796. The town was first called Christian Court House. Its name was then changed to Elizabeth after the daughter of a major landowner. A town in Hardin County was also named Elizabeth, and the settlement's name was changed to Hopkinsville in 1804 to honor a general from Henderson County. Hopkinsville was incorporated in 1804. The town was under the control of either the Union army or the Confederate army at different times during the Civil War. Recent Hopkinsville home buyers can learn more about the history of their community at the Christian County Chamber Of Commerce website https://www.christiancountychamber.com.
Parks and Recreation
Families with children can ask Mary McCooley a Hopkinsville real estate agent to help them find a home near one of the community's parks. There are playgrounds and picnic tables at East 18th Street Park, West 18th Street Park and Westside Park. The 33-acre Tie Breaker Park has baseball fields, volleyball courts, horseshoe pits and walking trails. Hopkinsville residents can play soccer and disc golf at the Debow Recreation Complex. There are basketball and volleyball leagues at the Thomas Street Recreation Center. A day camp and some community events are held here. The center has a gym, a kitchen and meeting rooms. The Tie Breaker Family Aquatic Center is open during the summer. More information about Hopkinsville parks is available at https://hoptownrec.com.
Attractions and Activities
The Hopkinsville Golf & Country Club has an 18-hole golf course, tennis courts and a pool. Members can enjoy a casual dining room, a sports bar and a children's play area in the clubhouse. More information can be found on the Hopkinsville Golf & Country Club website https://hgcc.cc. Some Hopkinsville homes are not too far from the Alhambra Theatre. People can attend plays and see art exhibits here. The theatre's website is https://pennyroyalarts.org. Exhibits at the Pennyroyal Area Museum focus on southwestern Kentucky's past.
People who have purchased Hopkinsville properties can attend several annual events. The Western Kentucky State Fair is held in July. Veterans are honored at a parade in November. The Christmas Parade and Christmas Tree Lighting take place in December. Hopkinsville's events calendar is available at https://www.hoptown.org.