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Elizabethtown is a city in Hardin County.
Elizabethtown is in the Pennyroyal region.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for the wife of Col. Andrew Hynes, landholder.
The latitude of Elizabethtown is 37.693N. The longitude is -85.859W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 725 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 23,239.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Elizabethtown demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hardin County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 42724 ZIP code.
13% of Elizabethtown residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Elizabethtown ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Elizabethtown was $20,442, compared with $21,587 nationally.
21% of Elizabethtown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Elizabethtown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $363. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $868.
Libraries in Elizabethtown include Hardin County Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Elizabethtown include News-Enterprise
TV stations in Elizabethtown include WKZT.
National Public Radio programming is carried locally by WKUE.
Hardin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Elizabethtown political report.
The average commute time for Elizabethtown workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 9 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Elizabethtown between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 4.0 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was slightly lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Elizabethtown include Best Western Atrium Gardens, Country Hearth Inn, Days Inn Elizabethtown, Holiday Inn, Howard Johnson, La Quinta Inn Elizabethtown, Motel 6 Elizabethtown, Quality Inn, Ramada Limited, Super 8.
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