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Shepherdsville is a city in Bullitt County, in the Louisville metro area.

Shepherdsville is in the Bluegrass region.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Adam Shepherd, mill owner

The latitude of Shepherdsville is 37.988N. The longitude is -85.715W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 449 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 8,600.


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Median household income
Local
$36,103
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Shepherdsville demographic reports
Shepherdsville is on the Salt River
Local festivals include:
  • Bullitt County Fair - June 11-16, 2007
  • Red Crow Indian Pow Wow - June 2-3, 2007
  • Bluegrass Festival - Aug. 24, 2007
Dates often change. Check Shepherdsville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Bennett Lake
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 Shepherdsville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Bullitt County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Louisville area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 40165 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

15% of Shepherdsville residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Shepherdsville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Shepherdsville was $16,519, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

7% of Shepherdsville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Shepherdsville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $427.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $836.


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Libraries in Shepherdsville include Ridgway Memorial Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Shepherdsville workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Shepherdsville include Best Western, Country Inn & Suites, Days Inn, Fairfield Inn, Motel 6 Louisville South, Super 8.

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