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Greensburg/Green County, KY

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Greensburg Community Development Partnership

Description:  The Greensburg Community Development Partnership is the coordinating body for the Greensburg/Green County Industrial Foundation, Inc., the Greensburg Chamber of Commerce, Greensburg Renaissance/Main Street and the City of Greensburg and Green County local governments. The Greensburg Community Development Partnership works closely with existing industry by offering technical assistance, coordinating with local, state and federal entities to encouraging expansion of existing business while actively working to recruit new business and industry to the community.    

Regional:  I-65 Corridor Alliance

Description:  The I-65 Corridor Alliance is a regional marketing consortium composed of the Economic Development organizations from five Central and South Central communities located along or within close proximity of I-65 running southward of Louisville, KY.

Population (2010)

County(ies): Green Pop:  11,258   
City(ies):  Greensburg Pop:  2,863 
Labor Market Area:  9 counties (Adair, Barren, Casey, Green, Hart,
Larue, Metcalfe, Russell & Taylor Counties)
Pop:  81,102 (9 counties)
Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) or miles to Metro:  
89 Miles (Louisville, KY)
93 Miles (Lexington, KY)   
Pop:  295,803
Pop:  256,231
Micropolitan Statistical Area:  67 Miles (Bowling Green, KY) Pop:  58,067
Regional Organization Pop: 234,557 (4 Counties) Regional LMA Pop: 1,569,670

Major & secondary highway connection(s):
  • I-65(major) via US 68 & KY 210
  • KY 55 to Bluegrass Parkway (North)/US 61 to Cumberland Parkway (South)

Local airport, miles to commercial/international airport(s):
  • Taylor County Airport (Campbellsville, KY; 12 Miles)
  • Louisville International Airport (Louisville, KY; 80 Miles)
  • Bluegrass Airport (Lexington, KY; 88 Miles).

Rail-served?  No Railroad(s):  Closest rail service by CSX Transportation in
Glasgow, KY (40 miles), Elizabethtown, KY (40 miles), and Munfordville, KY (30 miles).
River port?  No River(s):  Ohio River - Jefferson County River port (84 miles)

Electricity:   Kentucky Utilities and Taylor County RECC
Natural Gas:  Atmos Energy Corporation
Local Taxes

Real Estate (per $100 value, 2011):   Greensburg (0.1920) 
  Green County (0.3425)  
  Green County Schools (0.4390)
Payroll:   Greensburg (1.00%)
  Green County (0%)
Net Profits:   Greensburg (1.00%)
  Green County (0%)

Secondary:  1 public school district (county; K-12)

Green County Area Technology Center:

The Center offers both secondary and post-secondary career and technical training to students in the Green and Taylor County region through their own courses as well as through partnerships with area colleges and universities (Part of Kentucky Tech and the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet).

Local Post-Secondary Campus(es) with student enrollment within 45 minutes or less:

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