Community Profile

General information and statistics concerning the City of Russell Springs, Kentucky.

Russell Springs at a Glance
Incorporated 1936
Form of Government Mayor Council
Population 2,569
Area  4.3 square miles
Time Zone Central Standard Time
Area Code 270
Average Annual Temperature 57.9° (Fahrenheit)
Average Annual Rainfall 52.0 inches
Mean Average Annual Snowfall 12.0 inches
Aviation
Number of Airports 1
Number of Runways 1
Bonds
Moody’s Rating (Bond Rating)
Education
Russell Springs Elementary School
Russell County Middle School
Russell County High School
Russell County Vocational School
Kentucky Community & Technical College Systems
Media
Radio Stations 1
Television Stations 1
Cable television Duo-Broadband
Newspaper The Times Journal
Public Safety
Fire Department
Firefighters 20
Fire Stations 1
Police Department
Police Officers 10 sworn officers,
Police Stations 1
Recreation and Culture
Number of Parks 2
Total Acres Maintained 80
Playgrounds 3
Community Centers 1
Municipal Swimming Pools 1
Retail Businesses 1
Streets
Miles of City Streets 25
Miles of Sidewalk 4
Number of Traffic Signals 6
Taxes and Withholdings
Kentucky State Sales Tax 6.0%
City Occupational Withholding 1.00%
Real Estate Property Tax .00166
Personal Property Tax .00168
Utilities
Number of Water Customers 4,500
Miles of Water Mains 550
Water Capacity 1.3 million gal/day