Fulton County was formed in 1845 from a portion of Hickman County to become the 99th county in Kentucky. It is the western-most county in Kentucky and holds the namesake of Robert Fulton, inventor of the first practical steamboat.
The elevation in the county ranges from 260 feet, the lowest in the state, to 500 feet above sea level. Being the westernmost county in Kentucky, it is located on the Mississippi River. Its county seat is Hickman, Kentucky.
Fulton County
Fulton County Fiscal Court
Street Address: 2216 Myron Cory Drive, Hickman, KY 42050
Mailing Address: 2216 Myron Cory Drive, Suite 1, Hickman, KY 42050
Phone: (270) 236-2594
Fax: (270) 236-7904
Website: www.fultoncounty.ky.gov
Email: fcje@bellsouth.net
City of Fulton
City of Fulton
Street Address: 101 Nelson Tripp Place, Fulton, KY 42041
Mailing Address: P.O. Box 1350, Fulton, KY 42041
Phone: (270) 472-1320
Fax: (270) 472-8526
Website: www.fulton-ky.com
Email: elaineforrester@bellsouth.net
City of Hickman
City of Hickman
Street Address: 1812 7th Street, Hickman, KY 42050
Mailing Address: 1812 7th Street, Hickman, KY 42050
Phone: (270) 236-2535
Fax: (270) 236-2537
Website: www.hickman.cityof.org
Email: cohk@galaxycable.net

General Information

CategoryInformation
Date Established:1845
Number in Order of Formation:99 (out of 120)
Population (2010):6,813
Land Area:208.95 Square Miles
Water Area:21.60 Square Miles
Population Density:32.61 people per square mile
Cost of Living Index:80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Other Contact Information

Chambers of Commerce
City of Hickman Chamber of Commerce
808 Moscow Avenue
Hickman, KY 42050
Contact: N/A
Phone: (270) 236-2902
Fax: N/A
Email: hickmanchamber@att.net
Website: www.hickmankychamber.com
Fulton Twin Cities Chamber of Commerce
700 Milton Counce Drive / P.O. Box 5077
South Fulton, TN 38257
Contact: Thea Reams
Phone: (731) 479-7029
Fax: (731) 479-7029
Email: chamberofcomm240@bellsouth.net
Website: www.fultonsouthfultonchamber.com
Economic Development Organizations
Fulton-Hickman County Economic Development Partnership
P.O. Box 1413
Fulton, KY 42041
Contact: Eddie Crittendon
Phone: (270) 472-2125
Fax: (270) 472-1944
Email: fultoneconomic@bellsouth.net
Website: www.westkyeconomic.com

General Information

YearFulton CountyPurchase AreaKentuckyUSA
190011546137509214717476212168
191014114151873228990592228496
1920151971514632416630106021537
1930149271485252614589123202624
1940154131576252845627132164569
1950136681502322944806151325798
1960112561569373038156179323175
1970101831673703218706203302031
198089711803483660777226542199
199082711813463685296248709873
200077521934954041769281421906
201068131963934339367308745538

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