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Munfordville is a city in Hart County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Richard Jones Munford, settler who provided land for the townsite

The latitude of Munfordville is 37.272N. The longitude is -85.891W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 614 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,581.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$18,015
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Munfordville demographic reports
Munfordville is on the Green River
Former and merged names include:
· Big Buffalo Crossing
Site of 1862 Civil War battle for control of the local rail lines. After Confederate forces surrounded the city, Union troops surrendered
Local festivals include:
  • Hart County Civil War Days - Sept. 7-9, 2007
  • Green River Fest - July 23, 2007
  • Hart County Fair - July 2-7, 2007
Dates often change. Check Munfordville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Hart County Historical Society Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Munfordville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Hart 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 42713 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

16% of Munfordville residents report German ancestry, and 21% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Munfordville ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Munfordville was $11,447, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

8% of Munfordville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Munfordville festival dates:

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Munfordville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $170.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $500.


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Libraries in Munfordville include Hart County Public Library ... View libraries

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Politics

Hart County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Munfordville political report.

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The average commute time for Munfordville workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Munfordville include Super 8.

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