Louisville map, Kentucky USA

Louisville is located in the north-central region of Kentucky, along the Ohio River. Political Map: The city is divided into 26 neighborhoods and is the largest city in Kentucky. Physical Map: Louisville is located in the Bluegrass region of Kentucky, known for its rolling hills and fertile soil. The city is situated on both banks of the Ohio River, offering scenic views of the river and surrounding countryside. The city is located in a transitional area between the humid subtropical climate of the South and the humid continental climate of the Midwest. The Ohio River and its tributaries play a significant role in the city's geography and provide opportunities for recreation, such as boating and fishing.

Interactive Map of Louisville


Louisville map collection

LouisvilleWelcome to Louisville, Kentucky – a vibrant city steeped in history, culture and all things Southern charm. Located on the Ohio River in the north-central part of the state, Louisville is the largest city in Kentucky and has something for everyone.

Where is Louisville?

Louisville is located in north-central Kentucky, on the Ohio River. It’s about 60 miles south of Indianapolis, Indiana and 90 miles east of St. Louis, Missouri. The city is also just a few hours’ drive from Nashville, Tennessee; Cincinnati, Ohio; and Lexington, Kentucky.

Political and physical map of Louisville

Schematic map of Louisville with streets and freeways

Schematic map of Louisville with streets and freeways

The political and physical map of Louisville depict many features including rivers, mountains, overlapping county lines with Jefferson County being the primary county for the City proper. The downtown area lies at an elevation that ranges from 450 feet to 500 feet above sea level while most other parts of the city are near 800 feet or higher. The highest point in Jefferson County is known as “The Knobs” which rises up to an elevation of 1120 feet above sea level.

Things to do in Louisville

There’s no shortage of things to do in Louisville! Explore one of its many historical attractions like Churchill Downs or Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Park; take a walk along the RiverWalk or enjoy a show at Fourth Street Live!; visit museums like Speed Art Museum or visit historic sites such as Cave Hill Cemetery; head over to Waterfront Park for some outdoor fun or get your hip-hop fix at ReSurfaced: The Liberty Build every Friday night during summer months; no matter what you’re into there’s something for everyone here!

Nearest cities to Louisville

The closest cities to Louisville are (in order): Lexington (64 miles), Cincinnati (84 miles), Indianapolis (95 miles), Bowling Green (136 miles), Charleston (179 miles) and Nashville (193 miles).

Nearest airports and transportation hubs

The nearest airport to Louisville is the Louisville International Airport (SDF), which offers both domestic and international flights. Other nearby airports include Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) located 84 miles away and Evansville Regional Airport (EVV) located 123 miles away. Other transportation hubs include Amtrak Station at Central Station/Union Station located downtown and various bus stations throughout town with Greyhound being one of them. There are also plenty of highways passing through town such as I-65, I-71 and I-64 which make it easy to get around by car if needed.

Is Louisvile a nice place to live?

Yes! Louisville is a great place to live – it has all the usual big city amenities but still retains its small town charm with plenty of friendly people everywhere you go! It’s also fairly affordable compared to other larger cities nearby such as Chicago or New York City – making it an attractive option for people looking for more bang for their buck when it comes to housing expenses without sacrificing too much on quality of life factors such as access to entertainment options or commuting ease/options etc…

What is the nicest neighborhood in Louisvile?

LouisvilleIt’s hard to pick just one neighborhood as “the nicest” since there are so many great ones all over town! But if y ou’re looking for a safe neighborhood with lots of green space then Cherokee Triangle would be an excellent pick. Located just east of Downtown this quiet residential area features single family homes surrounded by lush greenery & tree-lined streets – perfect for walking your dog or going out for an evening stroll without having worry about traffic noise or any other disturbances from outside sources! Additionally Cherokee Triangle offers close proximity to all kinds of shopping & dining options plus entertainment venues like theaters & arenas so even when you don’t feel like venturing too far from home you’ll still have plenty of things nearby that keep you busy!


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