Kentucky Wesleyan College is located in Owensboro, Kentucky, a 2013 All-America City 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

City of Owensboro (About Owensboro)

Daviess County

Owensboro Daviess County Convention and Visitors’ Bureau

Greater Owensboro Economic Development Corporation

Owensboro Medical Health System

YMCA (KWC students receive memberships here)

RiverPark Center

Bluegrass Music Hall of Fame & Museum

Owensboro Museum of Fine Art

Owensboro MLS Real Estate

Greater Owensboro Chamber of Commerce

Green River Area Development District