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The Kentucky state capital is Frankfort.
The population of Murray is approximately 14,439 (1990), 17741 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 5,546 (1990), 7425 (2010).
The amount of land area in Murray is 19.139 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Murray to Washington DC is 660 miles.
The distance to the Kentucky state capital is 223 miles. (as the crow flies)
Murray is positioned 36.61 degrees north of the equator and 88.31 degrees west of the prime meridian.


Murray is the home of Murray State University and the birthplace of radio (invented by Nathan B. Stubblefield before Marconi).

Murray has been named a Number One Retirement Area by Rand McNally based on food and health care costs, housing, property tax rates, climate, personal safety, services, and leisure activities.
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Murray City Government

City of Murray
207 South 5th. Street
Murray, Kentucky 42071
Phone: (502) 762-0350
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Murray has a Mayor/Council form of government

Murray Schools

Murray State University

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