Why Paducah and McCracken County?
Paducah has five interstates along I-24 and is within 20 miles of the Interstate 69 corridor.
Paducah is located at the confluence of the Ohio and Tennessee Rivers. In all, Paducah has access to four navigable rivers including the Mississippi and Cumberland Rivers.
Cities Near Paducah
Paducah stands on its own as a regional hub for retail, entertainment, and healthcare while still being centrally located to major metro areas including Nashville, Memphis, Louisville, and St. Louis.
The Forward Paducah strategy takes a modern approach to economic development – recognizing that the community must address numerous issues and build on a diverse base of assets to change its story. The strategy first establishes a clear vision for Greater Paducah’s future and then identifies six strategic goals that will begin moving the community towards that vision.
West Kentucky Community and Technical College
University of Kentucky
Paducah Engineering Campus
Murray State Paducah Campus