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LOCATION

Louisville is located on the banks of the Ohio River between St. Louis and Cincinnati. Louisville is on Eastern Standard Time (Nov – Mar) and Eastern Daylight Savings Time (Mar – Nov).

POPULATION

Metro Louisville is comprised of Jefferson, Oldham, and Bullitt Counties in Kentucky and Clark, Floyd, Harrison, and Scott Counties in Southern Indiana totaling a population of approximately 1.1 million.

ACCESSIBILITY



Louisville sits at the heart of three major interstates, and is within a day’s drive of nearly half the nation’s population.

SMOKING

Louisville’s smoke free law went into effect July 1, 2007, requiring more than 20,000 businesses, restaurants, bars, bingo halls, private clubs, retail stores, factories, offices, and public buildings to enact a no smoking policy.

SALES TAX

Louisville (Jefferson County Kentucky) – 6% Southern Indiana (Clark, Floyd, Harrison Counties) – 7%

HELPFUL WEB SITES

Louisville Metro Government – www.louisvilleky.gov
Convention & Visitors Bureau – www.gotolouisville.com
Greater Louisville Inc. Chamber of Commerce – www.greaterlouisville.com
Louisville International Airport – www.flylouisville.com

IMPORTANT PHONE NUMBERS

Police, Fire, Ambulance 9-1-1
Poison Center 502-589-8222
AAA Roadside Service 502-423-8222
Local Directory Assistance 1-4-1-1
Time & Temperature 502-585-5961
TARC (Public Transportation) 502-858-1234
Translation Service (Red Cross) 502-589-4450

SHIPPING INFORMATION

UPS (800) 742-5877
FedEx (800) 238-5355
United States Postal Service 502-454-1837
Western Union (800) 225-5227

LOCAL HOSPITALS

Baptist Hospital East 502-897-8100
Clark Memorial Hospital (Indiana) 812-282-6631
Jewish Hospital 502-587-4011
Kosair Children’s Hospital 502-629-6000
Norton Hospital 502-629-8000
University of Louisville Hospital 502-562-3000

IMMEDIATE CARE FACILITIES 

Norton Immediate Care Center
(Located at KFC Yum! Center)
1 Arena Plaza
Louisville, KY 40202
(502) 446-5050
Mon-Fri 8am-6pm
Saturday 10am-4pm

Norton Immediate Care Center‎
1602 E 10th St
Jeffersonville, IN 47130
‎(812) 280-6434‎
Open Daily from 9am – 9pm