(270) 821-8294




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Kentucky COVID-19 website – A comprehensive list of COVID-19 information Kentuckians need, including the latest facts on numbers, actions taken by state government, and links to relevant resources.

U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


File for Unemployment Insurance – Kentucky Career Center

Apply for Medicaid only - Kentucky Health Benefit Exchange website or call the Kentucky Healthcare Customer Service line toll-free at (855) 459-6328

Public Assistance (SNAP, KTAP, etc) – Department for Community Based Services

WIC – contact the Hopkins County Health Department at 270-821-5242


Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255

Pennyroyal Center Crisis Number: 1-877-473-7766


Emergencies: dial 911

Central Dispatch: 270-821-1720

Hopkins County Sheriff: 270-821-5661

TO REPORT CHILD ABUSE/NEGLECT: 877-597-2331 or 800-752-6200


Hopkins County has an exceptionally strong education system and in 2004 School Counts! was launched to provide every student the ability to attend up to 2 years of college.
Find Out More About School Counts!

Hopkins County School System

Dawson Springs Independent School System

Hopkins County Area Private Schools

Madisonville Community College

Murray State University Madisonville Campus

Western Kentucky University


Historical Society of Hopkins County

Dawson Springs Historic Museum and Art Center

National Register,Hopkins County

Genealogy Information, Hopkins County

Historical Landmarks, Hopkins County

Ruby Laffoon Cabin

 Historic Downtown Hanson


Anne P. Baker Gallery

Ballard Convention Center

Hopkins County Fair

Hopkins County Madisonville Public Library

Glema Mahr Center for the Arts

Madisonville Miners Baseball

Madisonville - Hopkins County Economic Development

Madisonville Hopkins County Chamber of Commerce

Pennyrile State Park, Dawson Springs Kentucky

Hopkins County Tourism

Hopkins County Cooperative Extension Service

Hopkins County Horticulture

Pennyrile Area Cyclists Group


Guide to Hopkins County

Where to Eat

What to Do

Where to Stay

Host an Event

Search for a Business or Organization

Kentucky Office of Employment and Training-Online

Hopkins County Jobs

Pennyrile Area Development District

US Government

Governor's Commission on Motorcycle Education and Safety 


The Messenger

Hospitals - Health Departments:

Baptist Health Hospital, (270) 825-5100/1-800-998-5100, 900 Hospital Drive, Madisonville, KY 42431

Hopkins County Health Department, (270) 821-5242,  412 N Kentucky Ave., Madisonville, KY 42431

One Health Madisonville, (270) 821-4444, 444 S Main Street Madisonville KY 42431

Additional Hopkins County Kentucky Statistical Information:

Employment Information:

Educational, health & social services (22.6%) Manufacturing (19.0%) Retail trade (12.4%).

Population 2010:  46,130

Labor Market Area:  240,482  |  Total Available Labor Force 2020:  2,368

Per Capita Income 2009:  $31,151  Medium Household Income 2009:  $36,518

Unemployment Rate 2010:  Hopkins County 9.4%, Labor Market Area 10.4%, and US Average 9.6%