Kentucky Wesleyan College is located in Owensboro, Kentucky, right on the Ohio River. The population of Owensboro-Daviess County is about 94,000.
Money Magazine recently ranked Owensboro as one of the best places to live in the small cities category. We are small enough to promote a hometown atmosphere yet large enough to support many amenities usually available in much larger cities.
Owensboro is known for warm hospitality, great museums and a world-class performing arts center. The city hosts over 20 exciting festivals throughout the year, including the International Bar-B-Q Festival.
Owensboro is just 40 minutes east of Evansville, Indiana, two hours north of Nashville, Tennessee, two hours west of Louisville, Kentucky, and four hours east of St. Louis, Missouri.
Here are a few links to various information sources about Owensboro and organizations located in the area:
Living in Owensboro
Weather in Owensboro
OwensboroU (info for college students)
City of Owensboro (About Owensboro)
Owensboro Daviess County Convention and Visitors' Bureau
Owensboro Downtown Development
Riverfront Development Web Cam
Ohio River Web Cam View from Smothers Park
Greater Owensboro Economic Development Corporation
Owensboro Medical Health System
HealthPark (KWC students receive memberships here)
International Bluegrass Music Museum
Owensboro Museum of Fine Art
Owensboro MLS Real Estate
Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce
Green River Area Development District