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Top 6 Reasons to Live in Paducah, Kentucky

  • Scenic Paducah, Kentucky, has an abundance of river views -- four, to be exact. The city is even known as the Four-Rivers Area based on its location next to the Mississippi, Ohio, Tennessee and Cumberland Rivers. Beyond its abundance of recreational activities, including the beautiful Paducah Riverwalk, the city is host to numerous museums and yearly festivals, like its appetizing Barbecue on the River and the LowerTown Arts and Music Festival.

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  • An abundance of arts and crafts! Paducah's residents have the distinction of living in the world's seventh City of Crafts and Folk Art, a title issued by the United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). Visit the A.I.R. Studio or Art a la Cart for a glimpse at local artists' impressive studio work.
  • The National Quilt Museum! The National Quilt Museum of the United States is based in Paducah, and it features the largest collection of quilts in the entire world. The museum even has its own superhero, aptly named Quilt Man, who regularly appears during visitor tours.
  • Scenic views! Take a stroll beside the city's painted flood walls depicting the state's culture and history through the murals of artist Robert Dafford. While you're at it, experience life on the river at Paducah's River Discover Center, which even offers a barge piloting simulator. After taking in all the views, stop by Italian Village Pizza for a slice of their hand-tossed pizza.
  • Low housing costs! Penny-pinchers will applaud the reasonable housing costs in Paducah. With median home values sitting 47% lower than the national average and median rental rates roughly 40% less than the national average, the city boasts affordability among its rent to own homes and homes for sale. In addition, the overall cost of living here is 16.5% less than the national average, which means more money to spend at Kentucky Oaks Mall or on a seafood meal at Whaler's Catch.
  • Fascinating history! Take a step back in time at the William Clark Market House and the Lloyd Tilghman House and Civil War Museum (both located in the downtown area) to uncover Paducah's origins and role in the Civil War.
  • Distinctive neighborhoods! Explore historic downtown Paducah's eclectic variety of architecture, boutiques and dining venues. While you're there, grab a latte from Etc Coffeehouse and a bite to eat at Shandie's, or visit the Downtown Farmers Market for a sampling of locally grown produce. The LowerTown Arts District is another neighborhood worth discovering for its assortment of galleries and talented local craftsmen.