Campbellsville


Campbellsville

 city, seat of Taylor county, central Kentucky, U.S. It lies near the juncture of the Bluegrass, Pennyroyal, and Knobs regions, 85 miles (137 km) south-southeast of Louisville. Founded in 1817 and named for Adam and Andrew Campbell, early settlers, it became the seat of Taylor county at the county's formation in 1848; before that it was in Green county. The locality developed as a market for livestock and field crops, chiefly tobacco.

      The city's manufactures include apparel, air compressors, aluminum products, metal caskets, and hardwood moldings and trim. Campbellsville College was founded in 1906. The site of the American Civil War Battle of Green River Bridge, at Tebbs Bend (July 4, 1863), is 10 miles (16 km) south. The Abraham Lincoln (Lincoln, Abraham) Birthplace National Historic Site is 30 miles (48 km) northwest, near Hodgenville. Inc. 1824. Pop. (1990) 9,577; (2000) 10,498.

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