Russell Springs, Kentucky

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Population in 2013: 2,496 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.0%
 
Males: 1,065  (42.7%)
Females: 1,431  (57.3%)
Median resident age:  41.1 years
Kentucky median age:  41.0 years

Zip codes: 42642.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $24,668 (it was $18,600 in 2000)
Russell Springs:

$24,668
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $14,810 (it was $14,660 in 2000)

Russell Springs city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $68,755 (it was $52,800 in 2000)
Russell Springs:

$68,755
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $80,484; Detached houses: $87,065; Townhouses or other attached units: $113,651; Mobile homes: $37,905

Median gross rent in 2012: $477.

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Russell Springs races chart
  • White alone - 2,274 (93.2%)
  • Hispanic - 109 (4.5%)
  • Two or more races - 38 (1.6%)
  • Black alone - 7 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 8 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.2%)

Races in Russell Springs detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Russell Springs: 82.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (31.0%), English (25.0%), German (11.7%), Irish (7.2%), Scotch-Irish (3.4%), Italian (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1936

Land area: 4.61 square miles.

Population density: 541 people per square mile   (low).

Russell Springs,KY real estate house value index trend

Russell Springs, Kentucky map

For population 25 years and over in Russell Springs:

  • High school or higher: 73.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Russell Springs city:

  • Never married: 20.3%
  • Now married: 41.3%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 24.8%

10 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.5%
Kentucky:  3.2%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Russell Springs, Kentucky as of April 18, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Russell Springs to the number of sex offenders is 163 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $607 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $387 (0.6%)

Russell Springs satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fayette, KY (74.7 miles , pop. 260,512).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (358.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Jamestown, KY (2.2 miles ), White Oak, KY (2.4 miles ), Eli, KY (2.8 miles ), Bryan, KY (3.0 miles ), Glens Fork, KY (3.2 miles ), Dunnville, KY (3.4 miles ), Columbia, KY (3.6 miles ), Casey Creek, KY (3.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $45,000
  • 2000: 3 buildings, average cost: $50,000
  • 2001: 3 buildings, average cost: $33,300
  • 2002: 6 buildings, average cost: $20,000
  • 2003: 4 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $200,000
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $100,800
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $48,600
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $233,300
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $157,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 37.05 N, Longitude: 85.08 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,219 (+100.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 276 (36.9%)

Area code: 270

Russell Springs household income distribution Russell Springs home values distribution

Crime rates in Russell Springs by Year
Type 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 04030000
per 100,000 0.0156.40.0116.60.00.00.00.0
Robberies 02110112
per 100,000 0.078.238.938.90.042.840.781.5
Assaults 22370122
per 100,000 79.678.2116.6272.00.042.881.481.5
Burglaries 32928262516712
per 100,000 119.31134.11088.21010.11066.1685.2284.8489.2
Thefts 6667013469345049
per 100,000 238.72581.12720.65205.92942.41456.12034.21997.6
Auto thefts 025142143
per 100,000 0.078.2194.3543.985.342.8162.7122.3
Arson 000N/A0000
per 100,000 0.00.00.0N/A0.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 286.3) 31.5328.8219.3448.5185.4122.0132.9153.3

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Russell Springs detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 9 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.26
Kentucky average:

1.88
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.5%
Kentucky:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +30 (+1.3%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (33%)
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Public administration (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Construction (4%)
  • Utilities (3%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Religious workers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Financial clerks except bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (4%)

Work and jobs in Russell Springs: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Russell Springs, Kentucky

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Russell Springs-area historical tornado activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 35% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/27/1971, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 1.8 miles away from the Russell Springs city center killed 2 people and injured 72 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/27/1971, a category F4 tornado 8.4 miles away from the city center killed 6 people and injured 58 people.

Earthquake activity:

Russell Springs-area historical earthquake activity is near Kentucky state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 101.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 181.3 miles away from Russell Springs center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 161.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 106.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 195.7 miles away from Russell Springs center
On 9/7/1988 at 02:28:09, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG) earthquake occurred 100.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Russell County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 6, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Mudslides: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Russell Springs topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Russell Springs:

  • RUSSELL COUNTY HOSPITAL (Government - Hospital District or Authority, 153 DOWELL ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Russell Springs:

  • PERSONAL TOUCH HOME CARE OF KY (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; COLUMBIA, KY)
  • FAMILY HOME HEALTH CARE INC (Hospital, about 13 miles away; COLUMBIA, KY)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; COLUMBIA, KY)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Russell Springs:

  • Lindsey Wilson College (about 13 miles; Columbia, KY; Full-time enrollment: 2,552)
  • Campbellsville University (about 25 miles; Campbellsville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,948)
  • Somerset Community College (about 26 miles; Somerset, KY; FT enrollment: 4,698)
  • University of the Cumberlands (about 56 miles; Williamsburg, KY; FT enrollment: 3,585)
  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (about 63 miles; Elizabethtown, KY; FT enrollment: 3,762)
  • Eastern Kentucky University (about 64 miles; Richmond, KY; FT enrollment: 13,525)
  • Tennessee Technological University (about 66 miles; Cookeville, TN; FT enrollment: 9,761)

Public high school in Russell Springs:

Public elementary/middle schools in Russell Springs:

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Notable locations in Russell Springs: Russell Springs Fire Department (A), Russell County Ambulance Service (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Pine Crest RV Park & Cabins (Recreation Areas; 1080 Hwy 1383), Russell CO Tourist Commission (650 South Highway 127), Bates' Guide Service (Tours & Charters; 32 Comanche Way).

Hotels: Shiloh Motor Inn (60 Steve Drive), Lake Pointe Motel (1583 Highway 1383), Cumberland Lodge (Highway 127 South), Alligator Inn (Highway 76), Lymon's Motel (Highway 80 & 127), Springs Motel (Highway 80 & 127).

Russell County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Russell Springs and their reported violations in the past:

RUSSELL SPRINGS WATER & SEWER (Population served: 12,474, Purch surface water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In DEC-2006, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2007), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2007), St Compliance achieved (FEB-21-2007), St Public Notif received (2 times from MAR-30-2007 to APR-02-2007)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In FEB-2014. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-18-2014), St Formal NOV issued (APR-18-2014), St Compliance achieved (JUN-16-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between NOV-2013 and JAN-2014, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-01-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between NOV-2013 and JAN-2014, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (MAY-01-2014), St Public Notif requested (MAY-01-2014)
  • Monitoring of Treatment (SWTR-Filter) - In SEP-2010. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-06-2010), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-06-2010), St Compliance achieved (FEB-16-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2007, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-08-2008), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-08-2008), St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2009), St Public Notif received (AUG-16-2011)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 31.9%
(32.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  55.4%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.2%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households
16 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere in 2000
2 people in other group homes in 2000

Russell Springs, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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Russell Springs compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.

Banks with branches in Russell Springs (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Russell Springs: The First National Bank Of Russell S, Downtown Branch, Highway 127 South Branch. Info updated 2007/02/22: Bank assets: $181.6 mil, Deposits: $154.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp, Inc.
  • United Citizens Bank of Southern Kentucky: Russell Springs Branch at 2261 South Highway 127, branch established on 2009/04/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $137.0 mil, Deposits: $114.5 mil, headquarters in Columbia, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: United Citizens Bancorp, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Russell Springs Main Branch at 2198 Lakeway Drive, branch established on 1935/01/01. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • Bank of Jamestown: Russell Springs Branch at 43 Highway 910, branch established on 2007/07/16. Info updated 2010/06/02: Bank assets: $165.5 mil, Deposits: $126.5 mil, headquarters in Jamestown, KY, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Jamestown Bancorp Inc
  • The Monticello Banking Company: Russell County Branch at 2449 South Highway 127, branch established on 2002/02/19. Info updated 2010/11/02: Bank assets: $591.7 mil, Deposits: $535.7 mil, headquarters in Monticello, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices, Holding Company: Monticello Bankshares, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Russell Springs, Kentucky:

  • Cumberland Lodge, PO Box 348, Russell Springs, KY 42642 , Phone: (859) 866-4208
  • Lymons Motel, Hwy 80 E, Russell Springs, KY 42642 , Phone: (270) 866-5066
  • Shiloh Motor Inn, Hwy 80, Russell Springs, KY 42642 , Phone: (270) 866-5920
  • Springs Motel, PO Box 1417, Russell Springs, KY 42642 , Phone: (270) 866-5066
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Russell Springs, Kentucky

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Russell Springs travel time to work - commute Russell Springs mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (91%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)
  • Wood (2%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Russell Springs city (based on Russell County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 62.35%
Here: 62.3%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionSeparate Baptists in ChristUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Churches and Churches of ChristChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)
Adherents37.9%19.1%14.7%10.0%6.7%
Congregations23.4%20.3%15.6%6.3%9.4%
NameChurch of the NazareneChurch of God of ProphecyChurches of ChristCatholic ChurchOther
Adherents4.4%1.7%1.5%1.4%2.5%
Congregations4.7%4.7%6.3%1.6%7.8%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 5
Russell County:

2.92 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Russell County:

1.17 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Russell County:

9.35 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

10.8%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Russell County:

31.6%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

20.5%
State:

15.9%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 3$10,590$42,3607$4,000
Police Protection - Officers 8$28,654$42,9810$0
Streets and Highways 1$1,957$23,4840$0
Sewerage 2$4,849$29,0940$0
Parks and Recreation 4$13,067$39,2010$0
Water Supply 8$23,528$35,2920$0
Other and Unallocable 1$2,196$26,3521$642
Totals for Government 27$84,841$37,7078$4,642

Russell Springs government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $804,000 ($322.12)
    Police Protection: $397,000 ($159.05)
    Central Staff Services: $301,000 ($120.59)
    Sewerage: $255,000 ($102.16)
    Parks & Recreation: $135,000 ($54.09)
    Regular Highways: $121,000 ($48.48)
    Solid Waste Management: $77,000 ($30.85)
    General - Other: $24,000 ($9.62)
    Fire Protection: $20,000 ($8.01)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.40)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $1,052,000 ($421.47)
    Fire Protection: $249,000 ($99.76)
    Police Protection: $130,000 ($52.08)
    General - Other: $40,000 ($16.03)
    Parks & Recreation: $19,000 ($7.61)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $431,000 ($172.68)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $121,000 ($48.48)

Russell Springs government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $297,000 ($118.99)
    Solid Waste Management: $85,000 ($34.05)
    All Other: $53,000 ($21.23)
    Parks & Recreation: $30,000 ($12.02)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,000 ($1.20)
  • Miscellaneous - Property Sale Other: $16,000 ($6.41)
    Interest Earnings: $6,000 ($2.40)
    General Revenue, NEC: $4,000 ($1.60)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $938,000 ($375.80)
  • State Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $818,000 ($327.72)
    All Other: $58,000 ($23.24)
    Highways: $47,000 ($18.83)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $385,000 ($154.25)
    NEC: $279,000 ($111.78)
    Property: $223,000 ($89.34)
    Public Utilities: $68,000 ($27.24)

Russell Springs government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $2,542,000 ($1018.43)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $2,499,000 ($1001.20)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $43,000 ($17.23)

Russell Springs government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $1,000 ($0.40)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $248,000 ($99.36)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $89,000 ($35.66)

5.15% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($29,369 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.15%
Kentucky average:

6.18%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Adair County, KY  0.75% ($20,884 average AGI)
from Pulaski County, KY  0.58% ($22,394)
from Casey County, KY  0.35% ($20,450)


4.56% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($22,092 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.56%
Kentucky average:

6.19%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Adair County, KY  0.95% ($22,815 average AGI)
to Pulaski County, KY  0.74% ($24,024)
to Casey County, KY  0.33% ($18,211)

Strongest AM radio stations in Russell Springs:

  • WJKY (1060 AM; daytime; 1 kW; JAMESTOWN, KY; Owner: LAKE CUMBERLAND BROADCASTERS)
  • WIDS (570 AM; 1 kW; RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY; Owner: HAMMOND BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKVL (850 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KNOXVILLE, TN; Owner: HORNE RADIO, LLC)
  • WAIN (1270 AM; 1 kW; COLUMBIA, KY)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WWAM (820 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JASPER, TN; Owner: SHELTON BROADCASTING SYSTEM)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFLI (1070 AM; 50 kW; LOOKOUT MOUNTAIN, TN; Owner: WFLI, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Russell Springs:

  • WJRS (104.9 FM; JAMESTOWN, KY; Owner: LAKE CUMBERLAND BROADCASTERS)
  • WHVE (92.7 FM; RUSSELL SPRINGS, KY; Owner: SHORELINE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WDCL-FM (89.7 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY)
  • WMKZ (93.1 FM; MONTICELLO, KY; Owner: MONTICELLO-WAYNE COUNTY MEDIA, INC.)
  • WKYM (101.7 FM; MONTICELLO, KY; Owner: STEPHEN W. STAPLES JR.)
  • WSEK (97.1 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAIN-FM (93.5 FM; COLUMBIA, KY; Owner: TRI-COUNTY RADIO BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WXKY-FM (96.3 FM; STANFORD, KY; Owner: LINCOLN-GARRARD BROADCASTING CO.,INC)
  • WTHL (90.5 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: SOMERSET EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WVLC (99.9 FM; MANNSVILLE, KY; Owner: PATRICIA RODGERS)
  • WCKQ (104.1 FM; CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY; Owner: CBC OF MARION & TAYLOR COUNTIES INC)
  • WKII-FM (102.3 FM; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKYR-FM (107.9 FM; BURKESVILLE, KY; Owner: RAY MULLINIX)
  • WKDO-FM (98.7 FM; LIBERTY, KY; Owner: CARLOS D. WESLEY)

TV broadcast stations around Russell Springs:

  • WKSO-TV (Channel 29; SOMERSET, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WBKI-TV (Channel 34; CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Russell Springs, Kentucky:
  • Fatal accident count: 14
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 27
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 17
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 55
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Kentucky average:
  • Fatal accident count: 87
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 135
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 26
  • Fatalities: 95
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 228
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 9
See more detailed statistics of Russell Springs fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Russell Springs)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Russell Springs, KY)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • RUSSELL SPR, 442 Jamestown Road (Lat: 37.054444 Lon: -85.087500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 61 m, Overall height: 66.4 m, Call Sign: WMQ833
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, 6345.49 MHz, 6404.79 MHz, 6256.54 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/28/2010, Expiration Date: 02/01/2021
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:
  • RUSSELL SPRINGS, 251 Tucker Avenue (Lat: 37.055833 Lon: -85.062472), Type: Tower, Structure height: 85.3 m, Overall height: 91.1 m, Call Sign: WPOS355, Licensee ID: L00128694
    Assigned Frequencies: 6226.89 MHz, 6345.49 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/10/2009, Expiration Date: 03/12/2019, Cancellation Date: 07/07/2009, Certifier: Michael P Goggin
    Registrant: New Cingular Wireless Pcs, LLC
  • Russell Springs, Cumberland Pkwy & Us Hwy 127 (Lat: 37.054444 Lon: -85.087500), Type: Tower, Structure height: 61 m, Overall height: 66.4 m, Call Sign: WPQN465
    Assigned Frequencies: 6315.84 MHz, 6226.89 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/11/2010, Expiration Date: 06/13/2020, Certifier: Charles S Willis
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:
  • Alligator, Alligator (Lat: 36.992806 Lon: -84.934361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 73.2 m, Overall height: 77.7 m, Call Sign: WQOC516
    Assigned Frequencies: 11305.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz, 11465.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/11/2011, Expiration Date: 08/11/2021, Certifier: Ronald R Smith
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Email:
  • Sycamore Flat, Sycamore Flat, 309 Damon Creek Spur Road (Lat: 37.129083 Lon: -85.044361), Type: Tower, Structure height: 73.2 m, Overall height: 77.7 m, Call Sign: WQOC961
    Assigned Frequencies: 10815.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/17/2011, Expiration Date: 08/17/2021, Certifier: Ronald R Smith
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Suite 1200, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 442 Jamestown Road (Lat: 37.054500 Lon: -85.087444), Call Sign: KNKC919
    Assigned Frequencies: 454.500 MHz, 72.2800 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/28/2008, Expiration Date: 07/01/2018
    Registrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, LLP, 8300 Greensboro Drive, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8665, Fax: (703) 584-8696, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Russell Springs)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Russell Springs)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 7
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
Most common first names in Russell Springs, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary7479.4 years
James7370.2 years
William6975.3 years
John5574.9 years
Robert3475.0 years
George2873.9 years
Charles2766.7 years
Eva2677.5 years
Ruth2376.8 years
Joe2175.0 years
Most common last names in Russell Springs, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Wilson16073.3 years
Foley7780.2 years
Grider7377.0 years
Roy7072.6 years
Smith6872.7 years
Johnson6272.5 years
Stephens5976.6 years
Robertson5775.8 years
Popplewell5574.8 years
Gosser5476.3 years
Businesses in Russell Springs, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Ace Hardware1Long John Silver's1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's1
Arby's1Papa John's Pizza1
Blockbuster1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1Rite Aid1
FedEx1SONIC Drive-In1
Ford1Taco Bell1
H&R Block1True Value1
Kmart1U-Haul1
Kroger1Wendy's1
Lane Furniture1

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