Located in the rolling hills of southern Kentucky, the city of Russellville offers a unique blend of history and progressive achievement, and of rural charm and industrial technology, all in one of Kentucky’s oldest and most historic counties.
Service Area: 40,607
Located in the heart of Russellville, Kentucky Logan Memorial Hospital is a 75-bed, acute care facility that provides medical services to the people of Logan County and surrounding areas. A healthcare leader in the community, the hospital offers a host of services including: surgery center with three ORs, plus two separate endoscopy suites, a 24-hour physician staffed emergency department, and state-of-the-art imaging technology including PACS, digital mammography, spiral 16-slice CT, 3D ultrasound, MRI, echo and nuclear medicine. Logan Memorial Hospital also offers cardiac/pulmonary rehab, laboratory services, a two-bed sleep disorder center, infusion center, and physical therapy.
Logan Memorial Hospital is fully accredited by The Joint Commission and is an accredited Chest Pain Center by the Society of Cardiovascular Patient Care (SCPC), the accrediting arm of the American College of Cardiology.
To learn more, visit www.loganmemorial.com
Genuine people, beautiful landscape, southern hospitality, and a community filled with rich heritage, Logan County provides a quality of life for individuals and families that is not often found elsewhere. Logan County combines small town warmth and charm with nearby city amenities being located in southwestern Kentucky near the growing metro areas of Nashville and Clarksville, Tennessee and Bowling Green, Kentucky.
The home of four Kentucky governors, Logan County has a long and colorful history as one of Kentucky’s oldest counties. The city of Russellville features a historic downtown area that is home to several antique shops. Downtown Russellville also has a Historic Walking Tour, and much of the center of the city is on the National Register of Historic Places. Many buildings built in the early to late 1800s have been preserved and are currently used by local businesses. The Shaker Museum in nearby South Union, one of only seven such communities in the U.S. open to the public, allows insight into the Shaker way of life.
Logan County offers a strong educational system of two school districts serving 4,600 students. With 6 Public Elementary/Middle Schools and 2 Public High Schools, three of these educational facilities have earned national distinction as a Blue Ribbon School or School to Watch status. The county is also located within 75 miles of fifty colleges and universities that include Western Kentucky University, Austin Peay State University and many Nashville Colleges like Vanderbilt University.
Recreational opportunities are everywhere in Logan County. Enclosed by dramatic 50-foot sandstone bluffs and spanning 788 acres, beautiful Lake Malone provides plenty of opportunities for boating, swimming and fishing. The park includes a campground, marina and beach area. Running through this secluded wilderness is Laurel Trail, providing picturesque views of many rock walls, once used as Native American shelters, as well as mountain laurel, holly, dogwood, wildflowers and a rich tapestry of native flora. The nearby Red River is a favorite for canoeing. The 41-acre Glade State Nature Preserve offers views of rare plants, including the Carolina larkspur and glade violet.
Russellville has a popular city park system. Memorial Park has a basketball court, two hard-surface volleyball courts, horseshoe pits, a croquet court, four tennis courts, a Little League baseball field, a nature trail, batting cages, three playground areas, a large picnic shelter with grills, three small picnic shelters with grills and 20 picnic tables with grills. Hampton Park has a softball field, two basketball courts and a large picnic shelter. The Carpenter Center is a fitness and aquatics facility for families and individuals. The center houses two indoor swimming pools, two racquetball courts, an aerobic center, fitness center, indoor walking track and cardiovascular center. Rolling Hills Golf Course is a beautiful public 18-hole golf course that will test your golfing skills.