BOWLING GREEN, KY (Warren County)
Located 60 miles north of Nashville and 110 miles south of Louisville off Interstate 65, Bowling Green is the third-most populous city in the state of Kentucky after Louisville and Lexington. The 2010 U.S. Census Bureau total for Bowling Green is 58,067, and the population of Warren County is 113,792. In 2003, Bowling Green and its surrounding communities were designated as a “metropolitan area” but separate city and county governments remain. Significant companies in Bowling Green include the GM Corvette Assembly Plant, Fruit of the Loom/ Russell Athletics, Houchens Industries, Holley Performance Products, Bowling Green Metalforming, and Camping World. The third largest Kentucky public university,Western Kentucky University, is situated upon a hill in central Bowling Green. Its athletic teams are called Hilltoppers, and the Men’s Basketball program is the 14th winningest Division 1 program in the country. The city of Bowling Green and the county of Warren (as of January 2019) are both ‘wet’ allowing establishments with alcohol licenses to serve and sale liquor, beer and wine seven days a week.