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Fulton is located in the Jackson Purchase region of extreme Western Kentucky.  The city is situated on the Kentucky-Tennessee state line, adjacent to South Fulton, Tennessee.  South Fulton is in Obion County and located in the extreme northwestern part of TN.  Possessing one Chamber of Commerce and united in other phases of community activities, the Twin Cites are joined in a united endeavor toward continued growth.  The two cities utilize many common facilities and unite in efforts to ensure economic and cultural growth.  Fulton is a seven-time recipient of the “Kentucky Certified City” award, based on progress in community and economic development.  Fulton and South Fulton are 50 miles southwest of Paducah, KY, 126 miles northeast of Memphis, TN, and 212 miles southeast of St. Louis, MO.  Fulton has an estimated population of 2700 people, and South Fulton approximately 2500.

 

In Fulton and South Fulton, the climate is temperate with pronounced seasonal variations in both temperature and climate. Snowfall is variable from year to year, having little to none or snowfall of up to 17 inches.

 

The 35 acre public park contains baseball diamonds, tennis courts, picnic shelters, and playgrounds.  Supervised baseball activities are offered in the summer.  The local country club features an 18 hole golf course, swimming pool, and tennis courts.  State and National parks within an hour of Fulton include Reelfoot Lake, Kentucky Lake, Barclay Lake, Land Between the Lakes, and Columbus-Belmont Battlefield.

 

While Fulton was long home to the Banana Festival, it has been replaced by the Fulton Railroad Heritage Days.  The activity is in September and features a BBQ cook-off, many children’s activities, and live concerts.



Fulton and South Fulton are served by the Purchase Parkway in Kentucky and U.S. Highway 51 Tennessee, both multi-lane roads will be part of the future Interstate 69 corridor (to learn more about I-69 in Kentucky, please click here) between Canada and Mexico.  Connection with Interstate 24 is fifty miles to the northeast.  The city is also served by U.S. Highway 45, plus Kentucky Highways 94, 129, 166, and 307.  The Hickman-Fulton County Riverport, a major riverport on the Mississippi River, is 20 miles away.  The Canadian National Railroad provides main rail service to the city, and Amtrak service is available.  Seventeen common carrier trucking firms provide interstate and/or intrastate service to Fulton.  Fulton also maintains a 2700 ft paved airport runway.

 

Parkway Regional Hospital, a 60 bed healthcare facility in Fulton, provides several healthcare options to their patients.  The Hillview Medical Clinic also provides services.

 

Primary and secondary education, as well as Pre-K, is provided by the Fulton Independent School System, Fulton County School System, and the South Fulton (Obion County) School System.  Four institutions of higher learning are within 50 miles from Fulton, Murray State University, UT Martin, Mid-Continent College, and Dyersburg State.  Two universities provide masters level degrees and vocational education is available at WKCTCS in Paducah and the Fulton County Area Vocational Education Center in Hickman.  The colleges in the area offer regularly scheduled state productions, concerts, and many other activities throughout the year.

 

 


 

 

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