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Hawesville is a city in Hancock County, in the Owensboro metro area.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Richard Hawes, landholder.
The latitude of Hawesville is 37.9N. The longitude is -86.755W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 518 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 961.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hawesville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hancock County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 42348 ZIP code.
20% of Hawesville residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hawesville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hawesville was $18,985, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Hawesville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Hawesville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $213. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $640.
Libraries in Hawesville include Hancock County Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Hawesville include Hancock Clarion
Hancock County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hawesville political report.
The average commute time for Hawesville workers is 16 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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