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Court House Locations

There are four court locations within the Western District of Kentucky. They are in Louisville, Owensboro, Bowling Green and Paducah.

Click on the location below for directions and a mini-map to the courthouse.

Louisville | Bowling Green | Owensboro | Paducah

Louisville Courthouse

Gene Snyder Courthouse
601 W. Broadway
Louisville, KY 40202


From the North on I-65:

  • Take I-65 South, across the Kennedy Bridge, to exit 136C (Jefferson St., Brook St. exit)
  • Stay in the right lanes on the exit ramp
  • Go through the traffic light onto Jefferson Street
  • Go up 4 streets to Third Street turning left onto Third St.
  • Go up 4 blocks to Broadway, turning right on Broadway
  • The courthouse will be up three blocks on the right

From the North on I-71:

  • Take I-71 South into the junction adjoining I-65 and I-64
  • Stay in the left lane and follow it onto I-65 South
  • Follow the directions listed above

From the South:

  • Follow I-65 North into Downtown Louisville
  • Follow I-65 to Exit 136A (Broadway, Chestnut Street)
  • At the bottom of the ramp take a left at the traffic light onto Broadway
  • The courthouse will be approx. 6 blocks on your right

From the East:

  • Follow I-64 West to Exit 5B (Third Street, River Road, Downtown)
  • Stay in the left lane on the ramp and go straight through the light onto Third Street
  • Follow Third Street approx. 7 blocks to Broadway
  • Turn right onto Broadway
  • The courthouse will be approx. 4 blocks on the right

From the West:

  • Take I-64 east to Exit 4 (Ninth Street, Roy Wilkins Ave.)
  • Go through the traffic light at the end of the ramp onto Ninth Street
  • Follow Ninth Street up approx. 7 blocks to Broadway
  • Turn left onto Broadway
  • The courthouse will be approx. 3 streets on your left
Bowling Green
Bowling Green Courthouse
Federal Courthouse
241 E. Main Street
Bowling Green, KY 42101


  • Take I-65 North or South to Exit 22 (Scottsville Road/Hwy 231)
  • From the South turn left onto Scottsville, from the North turn right
  • Scottsville Road will turn into Broadway
  • Stay on Scottsville Road/Broadway until it dead ends into State Street (past Victory Baptist Church on left)
  • Turn Right onto State Street
  • Go up 2 blocks and turn left on Main Street
  • The Courthouse is up 2 blocks at the corner of Main Street and Center Street
Owensboro Courthouse
Federal Courthouse
423 Frederica Street
Owensboro, KY 42301


From I-64 East or West (Louisville, Lexington, Indianapolis, St. Louis, etc.)

  • Follow I-64 in either direction to US 231 South (Exit 57 (Dale)
  • Follow 231 Signs (South-West)
  • Cross Ohio River
  • Turn right onto US 60
  • Go up a few blocks and turn left onto Frederica Street
  • Courthouse will be at the corner of Fifth & Frederica Streets

From I-24 (Paducah, etc.):

  • I-24 East to the Western Kentucky Parkway
  • Continue on the WK Parkway for approx. 60 miles
  • Exit at US 431 (West) and go North
  • Follow US 431 for approx. 35 miles
  • Turn right onto Frederica Street

From Green River Parkway (Bowling Green, Nashville, etc.):

  • From Green River Parkway go approx. 60 miles to Hwy. 143
  • Turn left onto Hwy. 142 (South-West)
  • Follow for less than a mile and turn right onto US 231 (North-West)
  • Follow for about 10 miles and turn left onto US 431 (West)
  • Turn right onto Frederica Street
Paducah Courthouse
Federal Courthouse
501 Broadway
Paducah, KY 42001


From Louisville:

  • I-65 South to Elizabethtown from Elizabethtown take Western Kentucky Parkway until it ends into I-24.
  • Take I-24 West toward Paducah.
  • Take I-24 to Exit 4
  • From the North turn left, from the South turn right onto Hinkleville Road
  • Hinkleville Road will turn into Park Ave. and then turn into Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
  • Continue on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. to Fifth Street
  • Turn right onto Fifth Street
  • Go five blocks to Broadway
  • The courthouse is located at the corner of Broadway and Fifth. Plenty of parking nearby
Updated December 16, 2014