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Laurel County, Kentucky

40741, 40743, 40744

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Statistics & Facts


City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.


Statistics & Facts

The Kentucky state capital is Frankfort.
The population of London is approximately 5,757 (1990), 7993 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,553 (1990), 3330 (2010).
The amount of land area in London is 19.888 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from London to Washington DC is 419 miles.
The distance to the Kentucky state capital is 85 miles. (as the crow flies)
London is positioned 37.12 degrees north of the equator and 84.08 degrees west of the prime meridian.


in southeastern Kentucky at the intersection of I-75, the Daniel Boone and Cumberland Parkways, and U.S. 25. Here is a map page for the London area.
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London, Kentucky city guide

Laurel River Lake
5,600-acre Laurel River Lake is surrounded by the Daniel Boone National Forest.
For more information, please call: 606/864-4164

The World Chicken Festival
held each year in September in London.

Colonel Harland Sanders Original Restaurant and Museum Colonel Harland Sanders Original Restaurant and Museum
Eat Where It All Began...
For further information, call 606-528-2163
World Chicken Festival Committee
Phone (606) 878-6900
Toll Free (800) 348-0095
Enjoy a delicious meal in the Colonel's original dining room and view Harland Sanders exhibits, or take advantage of the convenient drive-thru service.

Kentucky Fried Chicken site

Attractions for London.

Camp Wildcat
Wildcat Mountain Kentucky
American Civil War Re-enactment of October 21, 1861

Battle of Camp Wildcat re-enactment

Daniel Boone National Forest
672,000 acres in 21 counties
For more information contact:
Daniel Boone National Forest
1700 Bypass Road
Winchester KY 40391
Phone: 606/745-3100

Cumberland Falls State Park
Known as the "Niagara of the South," this is one of the few places in the world where you can see a moonbow on a regular basis.
Toll-free: 800/541-7238

Levi Jackson State Park
The park is south of London, off I-75 at exit 38, on US 25 south.
Levi Jackson Wilderness Road State Park
998 Levi Jackson Mill Road
London, KY 40744-8944
Phone: 606-878-8000
Levi Jackson Wilderness Road State Park honors both the first judge in Laurel County, and the road that has been ter med by some to be the most significant trail in the westward flow of English colonization. The park encompasses over 800 acres and includes the Defeated Camp Pioneer Burial Ground, McHargue's Mill, and the Mountain Life Museum. The Wilderness Road and Boone's Trace, both thoroughfares for many a pioneer coming from the East, pass through the park.

Official Web page for the City of London, Kentucky
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London City Government

Official City Site - London, Kentucky

London Mayor/City Hall Phone: 606-864-6995

London Chamber

London-Laurel County Chamber of Commerce
Phone: 606-864-4789

London Organizations

London-Laurel County Chamber of Commerce
Phone: 606-864-4789

London Schools

Laurel County School System
275 South Laurel Road
London, Kentucky 40744
Phone: (606) 862-4600

East Bernstadt Superintendent of Schools
Phone: 606-843-6221


Somerset Community College
Laurel County Center
Phone: 606-877-1421

Kentucky Tech, Laurel County Campus
Phone: 606-864-7311

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