McCracken County - located in the far western portion of Kentucky, US. It is part of the historic Purchase Area. Growth in McCracken County, and the Paducah in particular, is due to access to the river and railroads. McCracken County Public Schools and Paducah Public Schools are providing the education system in McCracken County. There are also several private schools. Nearly 7,000 students study at McCracken County Public Schools. They receive efficient access to education and a good start into adult life. Success, equity, and job fulfillment are the foundations of the McCracken County education system. Check out mccracken.kyschools.us for more information about the McCracken County Public Schools.
The proximity of nature and environmental protection is very important for the residents. The Clarks River National Wildlife Refuge is located in McCracken County. The most notable city in McCracken County is Paducah which is the county seat. Among the McCracken County landmarks are the Shawnee Steam Plant, Paducah City Hall, and Wallace Park Neighborhood Historic District.