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Hopkinsville, Kentucky, KY

Hoptown’s Hoppin’

Hopkinsville has never needed to get back to basics. It’s already there. Many of its 30,000 residents produce blue jeans and bowling balls, dark-fired tobacco and soybeans, flour and cattle. Christian County is the second-largest in Kentucky.Troops slip in and out of giant Fort Campbell in the southern part of the county, and the Jefferson Davis memorial obelisk startles newcomers to the area.