Living in Western Kentucky
Methodist Hospital staff members get to enjoy the beautiful landscape of
Living in Henderson (Henderson County)
Methodist Hospital has a main campus located in the City of Henderson in
Union County, not far from Morganfield. We are only a 10 minute drive
across the river from Evansville, IN which provides several four-year
universities and technical schools, many "large city" shopping
facilities, restaurants and cultural events. Nashville, TN is only a two
hour drive south and Louisville, Kentucky a mere two hour drive northeast.
Henderson, KY lies on the banks of the Ohio River in Western Kentucky.
Henderson is rich in history and displays a healthy balance between preserving
the best of the past and embracing the technological developments of the
present and future.
Henderson County boasts a population of 45,000 and provides a healthy economy
based upon manufacturing, agriculture and mining. The Henderson and Morganfield
public school systems are some of the finest in the State of Kentucky.
Living in Morganfield (Union County)
We also have another campus located in Morganfield to serve the county.
Union County boasts many attractions, including the 5,000+ acre Higginson
& Henry Wildlife area with its 10 miles of hiking trails, large lakes
for fishing, camping and hunting areas. Visit the Camp Breckinridge Museum
and Arts Center that is located in a renovated World War II NCO Club.
You can also view artifacts in the museum or the beautiful murals painted
by a German prisoner of war. If you're into antiques the "Ole
Pants Factory" with over 21,000 sq. ft and 100 booths is a must to
visit. You're sure to find unique treasures.
The community frequently hosts festivals and events to keep things interesting.
Be sure to check out the car shows, craft shows, flea markets, home tours,
festivals and the Fair and Exposition Center which hosts the Sturgis Motorcycle
Rally, indoor motocross, truck pulls, and many, many more events.
Play golf on one of our two beautiful golf courses, or both, if you're
up to it, and then dine at one of our many restaurants specializing in
home cooking, famous Western Kentucky BBQ, or authentic Cajun food.
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