We all get involved!

Our entire community becomes involved in making Madisonville "The Best Town on Earth".   Lots of volunteers roll up their sleeves every day to participate in activities that strengthen our city.  It's part of what makes Madisonville such a wonderful place to live and raise a family! 

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Downtown Madisonville

Our historic downtown Madisonville is well known for it's beauty, great restaurants and shops. 

The City of Madisonville, Madisonville Renaissance Program is committed to commercial district revitalization. The program follows the National Trust for Historic Preservation reccomendations in an effort to enhance, and promote, downtown revitalization. The Madisonville Renaissance program sponsors such programs as the Annual Friday Night Live Summer Concert Series in an effort to showcase all that the downtown has to offer. With period lighting, the cabin of a former governor, and brick sidewalks, visitors to downtown Madisonville can enjoy fine dining, antique shopping, lodging opportunities and a myriad of other services. 

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America in Bloom, Get Involved!

"It is an honor for me to serve as the Honorary Chair of the America in Bloom initiative and to introduce the community to the potential benefits of the AIB program in our great city.  I invite all of our residents to learn more and to become involved in creating a beautiful place for our families and visitors."  - Mayor David Jackson

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Established 1911

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Madisonville Fire Department History:  In 1889, the population of Madisonville, KY was approximately 2,300. At that time, there wasn’t even enough interest in fire protection among the citizens of Madisonville, KY to raise $50.00 to buy some buckets and ladders for the downtown area. This changed in the late 1890’s and early 1900 when numerous areas in the town were destroyed by fire. Seventeen buildings were destroyed by a fire that occurred in March, 1901.

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