Climate

Transportation

U.S. Highways

Serving Area
US 62, US 68, US 80 & US 641

Interstate Highways

I-24 & I-69

Parkways

Julian Carroll (Purchase) Parkway
(Future Interstate 69)

Rail

Paducah & Louisville Railway
seven days per week
industrial spur track

Truck

Twenty-three Common Carriers

Air

Paducah - Barkley Regional Airport
Ky Dam Village State Park 4,000 foot paved runway
Evansville, IN
International - Nashville, TN

Banks

Community Financial Services Bank (CFSB)
First Kentucky Bank
Heritage Bank
Lake Chem Community Federal Credit Union
Regions Bank
US Bank

Quick Stats

Government

Marshall County
Judge Executive/Commissioners
Benton - Mayor/Council
Calvert City - Mayor/Council
Hardin - Mayor/Council

Location

Population

  2012 2015
Marshall County 31,344 31,095
Benton  4,406 4,438
Calvert City 2,547 2,581
Hardin 581 642

tax information

Local Property Tax Rates Per $100 Valuation, 2012

Taxing Jurisdiction Real Estate Tangibles Motor Vehicles
County      
Marshall $0.3330 $0.3422 $0.2740
City      
Benton $0.2010 $0.2010 $0.2400
Calvert City .$0.2600 $0.2800 $0.2500
Hardin $0.1770 $0.2589 $0.2589
School District      
Marshall County $0.4020 $0.4020 $0.4000
Retail State Tax 6% Sales Tax
Employee Occupational Tax .015

Top Employers

Marshall County School System 730
Ashland Specialty Ingredients 515
Westlake Group 434
Wal-Mart Store #143 283
Arkema, Inc. 265
FLW Outdoors (not all employees are local) 250
Marshall County Fiscal Court 200
Marshall County Hospital 192
Gerdau Ameristeel (Formerly North Star Steel) 178
CC Metals & Alloys, Inc. 170
Community Financial Services Bank (CFSB) 140
3A Composites USA, Inc. 120
Apex Engineering, Inc. 126
Ky Dam Village State Resort Park 120
Calvert City Convalescent Center 112
Wacker Polymer Systems 107
Precision Steel, Inc. 100
Oakview Nursing & Rehabilitation Center 90
Lubrizol, Inc. 84
Sekisui 74
Air Products & Chemicals, Inc. 68
Evonik Degussa Corporation 55
Calvert City Terminal, LLC 55
Southern Coal Handling 52
Paducah River Painting 49
Kenlake State Resort Park 45
Mediacom 45
City of Benton 43
Estron Chemicals, Inc. 38
Carbide Industries, LLC 35
Pinnacle Gage & Tool, LLC 27

healthcare

Hospitals

Marshall County Hospital (local)   
- Critical Access Hospital
- ICU & ER Beds
- 10 Active Staff
- 35 Courtesy Staff Physicians

(270) 527-4800
Marshall County Medical Group (270) 527-2411
Murray-Calloway County Hospital, Murray KY (270) 762-1101
Baptist Healthcare, Paducah, KY (270) 575-2101
Lourdes Hospital, Paducah, KY (270) 444-2136

Medical Facilities/Clinics


Baptist Health Clinic, Calvert City, KY (270) 415-7780
Marshall County Family Medical (270) 527-2273
Marshall County Medical Group (270) 527-2411
Mercy Medical Associates, Draffenville, KY (270) 527-0045
Atlas Physical Therapy, Draffenville, KY (270) 527-4332

Pharmacies

Benton Pharmacy, Benton (270) 527-1409
Calvert Pharmacy, Calvert City (270) 395-4350
CVS Pharmacy, Benton (270) 527-8636
Draffenville Pharmacy, Draffenville (270) 527-1404
J & R Pharmacy, Benton, KY (270) 527-3135
Walmart Pharmacy, Benton   (270) 527-3597

community facilities

Churches

Protestant
Catholic
Anglican
92
2
2

Hotels/Motels /Resorts

Restaurants

44 55+

Public Golf

Ky Dam Village State Park
Kenlake State Park

Semi-Private Clubs

Benton Country Club
Calvert City Country Club

City Parks

Benton
Calvert City
Hardin

State Parks

Kenlake State Resort Park
Ky Dam Village State Resort Park

County Parks

Mike Miller Park
Big Bear Park
Buckhorn Bay Park
Harry Lee Waterfield Park
Jonathan Creek Boat Ramp
Rocky Point Park

Other Facilities

Kentucky Lake
Benton City Swimming Pool
Land Between the Lakes
Kenlake Indoor Tennis Center
Miniature Golf
Horseback Riding
Go-Carts