Petersburg, Kentucky

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Population in 2010: 620.
Males: 314  (50.8%)
Females: 306  (49.2%)
Median resident age:

49.1 years
Kentucky median age:

39.2 years
Estimated median household income in 2019: $76,443
Petersburg:

$76,443
KY:

$52,295

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $35,236

Petersburg CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $189,200
Petersburg:

$189,200
KY:

$151,700

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $124,075; detached houses: $134,188; mobile homes: $82,995
March 2019 cost of living index in Petersburg: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 2.2%
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According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists, there were 5 registered sex offenders living in Petersburg, Kentucky as of May 11, 2021.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Petersburg is 94 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (49.7%), Irish (25.8%), English (9.9%), European (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $1,797 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Louisville, KY (6.0 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (274.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

West Buechel, KY (1.1 miles ),
Buechel, KY (1.1 miles ),
Newburg, KY (1.2 miles ),
Poplar Hills, KY (1.4 miles ),
Watterson Park, KY (1.4 miles ),
Hollow Creek, KY (1.6 miles ),
Wellington, KY (1.6 miles ),
Lynnview, KY (1.7 miles )

Latitude: 38.18 N, Longitude: 85.66 W

Distribution of median household income in Petersburg, KY in 2019
Distribution of house value in Petersburg, KY in 2019
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.4%
Kentucky:

5.1%
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 89.1. This is worse than average.

City:

89.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.273. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.273
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 12.3. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.3
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.894. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.894
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 17.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

17.7
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.15. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.15
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Petersburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 63% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1974, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 25.6 miles away from the Petersburg place center killed 31 people and injured 270 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.1 miles away from the place center killed 3 people and injured 225 people.

Earthquake activity:

Petersburg-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Kentucky state average. It is 111% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 122.3 miles away from Petersburg center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 93.3 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 122.3 miles away from Petersburg 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 128.4 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG) earthquake occurred 116.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 120.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Boone County (9) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Hospitals and medical centers near Petersburg:

  • WESTMINSTER TERRACE (Nursing Home, about 1 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION-BASHFORD (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • CARETENDERS (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • KLONDIKE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • FRANCISCAN HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • ALLIANCE OF COMM HOSPICES AND PALLIATIVE CARE SERVI (Hospital, about 4 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • TWINBROOK NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; LOUISVILLE, KY)

Airports located in Petersburg:

Amtrak station near Petersburg:

  • 10 miles: LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSONVILLE (JEFFERSONVILLE, 500 WILLINGER LANE) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public payphones, snack bar, taxi stand, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Petersburg:

  • Sullivan University (about 3 miles; Louisville, KY; Full-time enrollment: 5,129)
  • Bellarmine University (about 4 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 3,180)
  • The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary (about 6 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,360)
  • University of Louisville (about 6 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 16,640)
  • Jefferson Community and Technical College (about 7 miles; Louisville, KY; FT enrollment: 7,950)
  • Indiana University-Southeast (about 15 miles; New Albany, IN; FT enrollment: 5,050)
  • Elizabethtown Community and Technical College (about 35 miles; Elizabethtown, KY; FT enrollment: 3,762)

Public high school in Petersburg:

  • HOME INSTRUCTION H.S. (Location: 106 NORTH FRONT AVENUE, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Petersburg:

  • HOME INSTRUCTION ELEMENTARY (Location: 106 NORTH FRONT AVENUE, Grades: KG-6)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Petersburg: White Oak Lick (A), Petersburg Fire Protection Distrct (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Petersburg Cemetery (1), Foster Cemetery (2), Mosby Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Boone County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

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

BIRKLE WATER SUPPLY (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2009, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-30-2009), St Formal NOV issued (SEP-30-2009), St Compliance achieved (OCT-26-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-01-2010)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-19-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-12-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-12-2012), St Compliance achieved (DEC-27-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-26-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-31-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-31-2008), St Public Notif received (JAN-31-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-03-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2007 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-31-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-31-2008), St Public Notif received (JAN-31-2008), St Compliance achieved (NOV-03-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2007), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2007), St Public Notif received (APR-28-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-03-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-14-2007), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-14-2007), St Public Notif received (APR-28-2007), St Compliance achieved (NOV-03-2008)
  • One minor monitoring violation
Average household size:
This place:

2.8 people
Kentucky:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:

77.1%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:

6.9%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 1.4% of all households

For population 15 years and over in Petersburg:

Marital status in Petersburg, KY
  • Never married: 36.0%
  • Now married: 46.1%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 2.8%
  • Divorced: 15.1%

For population 25 years and over in Petersburg:

  • High school or higher: 71.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.6%
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.6
Kentucky average:

11.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Petersburg, KY (based on Boone County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant34,35552
Catholic19,5006
Mainline Protestant4,67413
Other7834
Orthodox31
None59,496-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 13
This county:

1.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Boone County:

0.27 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Here:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 37
Boone County:

3.30 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 91
Boone County:

8.12 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

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

8.2%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Boone County:

29.4%
Kentucky:

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

15.2%
Kentucky:

15.9%

8.95% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($53,527 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.95%
Kentucky average:

6.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Kenton County, KY  3.21% ($46,598 average AGI)
from Hamilton County, OH  0.81% ($46,766)
from Campbell County, KY  0.61% ($45,627)


9.30% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($55,226 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.30%
Kentucky average:

6.57%

0.55% of residents moved to foreign countries ($2,665 average AGI)
Boone County:

0.55%
Kentucky average:

0.04%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Kenton County, KY  3.22% ($42,306 average AGI)
to Hamilton County, OH  0.65% ($46,884)
to Campbell County, KY  0.59% ($44,289)

Strongest AM radio stations in Petersburg:

  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXXA (790 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY)
  • WKJK (1080 AM; 10 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGTK (970 AM; 5 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WDRD (680 AM; 1 kW; NEWBURG, KY; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WLLV (1240 AM; 1 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFIA (900 AM; 1 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLOU (1350 AM; 2 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WTMT (620 AM; 1 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: JEFFERSON B/CASTING CMPANY, INC.)
  • WAVG (1450 AM; 1 kW; JEFFERSONVILLE, IN; Owner: SUNNYSIDE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WXLN (1570 AM; 2 kW; NEW ALBANY, IN; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLCR (1470 AM; daytime; 2 kW; SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY; Owner: LCR PARTNERS, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Petersburg:

  • WMJM (101.3 FM; JEFFERSONTOWN, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WFPL (89.3 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WTFX-FM (100.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAMZ (97.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTI (103.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WJIE-FM (88.5 FM; OKOLONA, KY; Owner: EVANGEL SCHOOLS, INC.)
  • WRKA (103.1 FM; ST. MATTHEWS, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WRVI (105.9 FM; VALLEY STATION, KY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WXMA (102.3 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WFPK (91.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WUOL-FM (90.5 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WLRS (105.1 FM; SHEPHERDSVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WDJX (99.7 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WSFR (107.7 FM; CORYDON, IN; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WQMF (95.7 FM; JEFFERSONVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVEZ (106.9 FM; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W216BM (91.1 FM; OKOLONA, KY; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • W284AD (104.7 FM; NEW ALBANY, IN; Owner: LIFETALK RADIO, INC.)
  • WFIA-FM (94.7 FM; NEW ALBANY, IN; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WJZL (93.1 FM; CLARKSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Petersburg:

  • W24BW (Channel 24; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: GREATER LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WBKI-CA (Channel 28; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WVHF-LP (Channel 5; JEFFERSONVILLE, ETC., IN; Owner: JOHN W. SMITH, JR.)
  • WBXV-CA (Channel 13; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WAVE (Channel 3; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WHAS-TV (Channel 11; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: BELO KENTUCKY, INC.)
  • WDRB (Channel 41; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WFTE (Channel 58; SALEM, IN; Owner: INDEPENDENCE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WLKY-TV (Channel 32; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: WLKY HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WJYL-CA (Channel 45; CLARKSVILLE, IN; Owner: JOHN W. SMITH, JR.)
  • WKPC-TV (Channel 15; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUC'L. TV)
  • WKMJ-TV (Channel 68; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WBNA (Channel 21; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • W50CI (Channel 50; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBKI-TV (Channel 34; CAMPBELLSVILLE, KY; Owner: LOUISVILLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WKZT-TV (Channel 23; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Petersburg: Charles Clinton Fleek.

Petersburg fatal accident list:

May 30, 2011 05:18 PM, Sr-20, Lat: 39.048753, Lon: -84.875136, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jan 30, 2006 02:19 PM, Sr-20, Sr-8, Lat: 39.078300, Lon: -84.800500, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 26, 2005 01:46 AM, Sr-20, Lat: 39.068370, Lon: -84.817160, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jan 22, 1996 06:30 AM, 9275, Vehicles: 5, Persons: 6, Fatalities: 2
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 52ft / 15.6mTotal length
  • 3,806Total average daily traffic
  • 395Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,357Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

7
  • Gina Cacciatore, 4951 Hand Road (Lat: 39.015083 Lon: -84.802750), Type: 96.0, Structure height: 21015 m, Overall height: 93 m, Registrant: New Par, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Ste 150 Mc: Gasa5reg, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Gina Cacciatore, 4951 Hand Road (Lat: 39.015083 Lon: -84.802750), Type: 96.0, Structure height: 21015 m, Overall height: 93 m, Registrant: New Par, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Ste 150 Mc: Gasa5reg, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Gina Cacciatore, 4951 Hand Road (Lat: 39.015083 Lon: -84.802750), Type: 96.0, Structure height: 21015 m, Overall height: 93 m, Registrant: New Par, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Ste 150 Mc: Gasa5reg, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Gina Cacciatore, 4951 Hand Road (Lat: 39.015083 Lon: -84.802750), Type: 96.0, Structure height: 21015 m, Overall height: 93 m, Registrant: New Par, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Ste 150 Mc: Gasa5reg, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Gina Cacciatore, 4951 Hand Road (Lat: 39.015083 Lon: -84.802750), Type: 95.7, Structure height: 21015 m, Overall height: 93 m, Registrant: New Par, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Ste 150 Mc: Gasa5reg, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Gina Cacciatore, 4951 Hand Road (Lat: 39.015083 Lon: -84.802750), Type: 95.7, Structure height: 21015 m, Overall height: 93 m, Registrant: New Par, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Ste 150 Mc: Gasa5reg, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070
  • Laurie Gebhardt, 4951 Hand Road (Lat: 39.015083 Lon: -84.802750), Type: 95.7, Structure height: 21015 m, Overall height: 93 m, Registrant: Cellco Partnership, Network.Regulatory@verizonwireless.Com, Np2ne Network Engineering, Alpha-retta, Phone: (770) 797-1070

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • 1 Mi S (Lat: 39.055056 Lon: -84.873556), Call Sign: KNCH609, Licensee ID: L00031710,
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.460 MHz, Grant Date: 10/21/1996, Expiration Date: 01/06/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002, Registrant: Sunset Valley Farms, 6240 Aurora Ferry Ln, Petersburg, KY 41080-9702, Phone: (606) 586-5929
  • Lat: 39.058028 Lon: -84.876750, Call Sign: WPZJ854,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.960 MHz, Grant Date: 01/26/2004, Expiration Date: 01/26/2014, Cancellation Date: 03/29/2014, Certifier: Dan Hickey, Registrant: Mobilcomm, Inc., 1211 W. Sharon Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45240, Phone: (513) 595-5800, Fax: (513) 595-5822
  • Lat: 39.006944 Lon: -84.841667, Call Sign: WQJL341,
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.612 MHz, 453.612 MHz, Grant Date: 08/14/2018, Expiration Date: 10/21/2028, Certifier: Jeff A Eger, Registrant: Advanced Radio Technology, 6170 Interstate Circle, Cincinnati, OH 45242, Phone: (513) 489-5575, Fax: (513) 489-2760, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • HAND RD, 4951 Hand Road (Lat: 39.015083 Lon: -84.802750), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 93 m, Overall height: 95.7 m, Call Sign: WRDB905, Licensee ID: L01160435,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6256.54 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, 6256.54 MHz, 6315.84 MHz, Grant Date: 03/22/2019, Expiration Date: 03/22/2029, Certifier: Dale Edmondson, Registrant: Campbell County Consolidated Dispatch Center, 998 Monmouth St, Newport, KY 41071, Phone: (859) 581-3622, Fax: (859) 581-5964, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: W3SWM, Licensee ID: L01408426, Grant Date: 06/17/2008, Expiration Date: 07/15/2018, Cancellation Date: 07/16/2020, Registrant: David P Roth, 4872 Hand Rd, Petersburg, KY 41080
  • Call Sign: WA4PCR, Licensee ID: L01077421, Grant Date: 10/26/2005, Expiration Date: 01/24/2016, Cancellation Date: 01/25/2018, Certifier: Mary L Harp, Registrant: Mary L Harp, 5780 Petersburg Rd, Petersburg, KY 41080
  • Call Sign: WB4PCQ, Licensee ID: L01077422, Grant Date: 10/26/2005, Expiration Date: 01/24/2016, Cancellation Date: 01/25/2018, Certifier: Chester J Harp, Registrant: Chester J Harp, 5780 Petersburg Rd, Petersburg, KY 41080
  • Call Sign: KM4BKV, Licensee ID: L01867052, Grant Date: 05/19/2014, Expiration Date: 05/19/2024, Certifier: Timothy W Wilshire, Registrant: Timothy W Wilshire, 5460 Botts Lane, Petersburg, KY 41080
  • Call Sign: KO4JUV, Licensee ID: L02396025, Grant Date: 12/01/2020, Expiration Date: 12/01/2030, Certifier: Kaitlyn M Wagner, Registrant: Kaitlyn M Wagner, 4995 Hand Rd, Petersburg, KY 41080

FAA Registered Aircraft:

2
  • Aircraft: PROSSER MICHAEL W HUMMEL H5 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: GREATPLAIN 2180CC VW (76 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 646MP , Serial Number: 108, Year manufactured: 2017, Airworthiness Date: 06/09/2017, Certificate Issue Date: 08/01/2020
    Registrant (Individual): Jeffrey S Jones, 5955 Chinquapin Hill Rd, Petersburg, KY 41080
  • Aircraft: DJI PHANTOM 3 PROFESSION (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 110AG , Serial Number: P76DCK06A26389, Certificate Issue Date: 09/22/2016
    Registrant (Corporation): Answers In Genesis, 2800 Bullittsburg Church Rd, Petersburg, KY 41080
    Deregistered: Cancel Date: 10/11/1994, Exported to: Sweden

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Petersburg, KY
  • 34.1%Electricity
  • 30.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 21.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.9%Wood


Petersburg compared to Kentucky state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
There are 4 pilots and 7 other airmen in this city.
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Total of 15 patent applications in 2008-2021.