Fun Facts about Owensboro, KY

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Real Estate Agent with Maverick Realty

Just a Few Facts About Owensboro,Kentucky

~Owensboro,KY is the third largest city in KY.

~was voted by Sports Illustrated as "Best Sports Town in Kentucky"

~Owensboro was named after Colonel Abraham Owen. (his name was actually shortened)

~Owensboro is located in the crook of the bend in the Ohio River and known as The "Yellow Banks."

~Has operated under a City Manager form of government since 1954. (Hey! that's older than me!)

~considers itself The BBQ Capitol of the World. ( Ever had M-u-t-t-o-n?)

~Hosts a international BBQ Festival and competition every second weekend in May.(can't wait to go, maybe I'll see you there?)

~is known as the "Festival City"

~In the summer months Owensboro offers it Friday after 5 which is then a weekly event of free outdoor concerts on it's riverfront downtown. (There's lots of Fridays to go and check it out)

~Owensboro is the home to a Annual Owensboro Pumpkin Festheld each September at the SportsCenter/Moreland Park Complex.

~Is the home of Brescia University, Kentucky Wesleyan College,Owensboro Community College & Technical College.

I can't think of anymore right now, but when I do, I will let you know! By the way, if you are thinking about buying or selling a home in Owensboro,KY- please email me or call me sometime.  

Vickie McCartney,Realtor Home Realty GMAC~ Owensboro, Kentucky

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If you would like to buy or sell a home in Owensboro, Kentucky, please call  270-315-5354, or you can visit www.Maverick270.com  or email me for more specific information on the communites I serve.  Click here to view all properties  for sale in Owensboro Kentucky and surrounding areas. 

Vickie McCartney, Realtor, Broker Associate, ABR,~ Maverick Realty, Owensboro, KY

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Mike Frazier
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Hey Vickie,

Great post and lots of useful information. If I was moving to Owensboro I know who would be my Realtor!

Apr 14, 2008 10:42 AM #1
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Sean Allen
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Hey Vickie,

That is really some neat information that even I was not aware of. Thanks for sharing.

Sean Allen

Apr 14, 2008 10:44 AM #2
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Becky Respess
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Vickie,

Great Post!! You do have some interesting facts posted. You defintely know your area! Great to read your post again.

Becky

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Good information for consumers. I heard of Owensboro recently. Thanks for sharing.
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