Louisville, Kentucky

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Louisville, Kentucky
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State: Kentucky
County: Jefferson
Mayor: Greg Fischer
Demographics
Population: 713,460
Metro: 1,245,941
Contact Information
website: http://www.louisvilleky.gov

Louisville, Kentucky is the largest city in the state of Kentucky with a metro population of 1,245,941. It is located within Jefferson County. Louisville is located along the Ohio River and is sometimes referred to as a meeting ground for southern and northern cultures. [1]

Economy

Companies of Note

Freedom Issues

Jefferson County Public Schools

According to the 2008 No Child Left Behind reports, Jefferson County Public Schools has 42 schools that are failing to meet the most basic requirements mandated by the state. Jefferson County was recently audited by the Kentucky Department of Education.

Historic Districts

Implementation of Historic District regulation in Louisville is overseen by the Historic Landmarks and Preservation Districts Commission. The commission oversees 7 designated districts in addition to all historic landmarks in the city.

Smoking Ban

There is a smoking ban in the city of Louisville.

Tax Increment Financing

Tax Incrment Financing has been used in Louisville in the following instances:

Government

Officials

Jerry Abramson

Affiliated Organizations

Education

See Also

Links

References

  1. Wikipedia's Louisville Articleaccessed August 26, 2008
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