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Where Is Area Code 270?

Area code 270 is found in the US state of Kentucky. Primarily servicing the city of Bowling Green (population: 107264), area code 270 covers 45 counties of Kentucky.

Parts of this area code are located in the Central time zone, while others are in the Eastern time zone. This means that some cities in area code 270 are on the same time as Chicago, IL, while others are on the same time as New York, NY.

Area code 270 was brought into effect on April 19, 1999. 270 was split from the parent 502 area code.

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Counties in Area Code 270

  • Adair,
  • Allen,
  • Ballard,
  • Barren,
  • Breckinridge,
  • Butler,
  • Caldwell,
  • Calloway,
  • Carlisle,
  • Christian,
  • Crittenden,
  • Cumberland,
  • Daviess,
  • Edmonson,
  • Fulton,
  • Graves,
  • Grayson,
  • Green,
  • Hancock,
  • Hardin,
  • Hart,
  • Henderson,
  • Hickman,
  • Hopkins,
  • Larue,
  • Livingston,
  • Logan,
  • Lyon,
  • Marion,
  • Marshall,
  • McCracken,
  • McLean,
  • Meade,
  • Metcalfe,
  • Monroe,
  • Muhlenberg,
  • Ohio,
  • Russell,
  • Simpson,
  • Taylor,
  • Todd,
  • Trigg,
  • Union,
  • Warren,
  • Webster.

Most Populous Cities in Area Code 270

City County City Population Time Zone
Bowling Green Warren 107,264 CST
Owensboro Daviess 82,350 CST
Paducah McCracken 57,628 CST
Elizabethtown Hardin 48,870 EST
Hopkinsville Christian 43,324 CST
Henderson Henderson 38,409 CST
Glasgow Barren 30,678 CST
Murray Calloway 30,024 CST
Madisonville Hopkins 26,800 CST
Campbellsville Taylor 24,492 EST
Radcliff Hardin 23,905 EST
Mayfield Graves 23,444 CST
Fort Campbell Christian 20,542 CST
Benton Marshall 19,243 CST
Franklin Simpson 16,989 CST
Scottsville Allen 16,484 CST
Columbia Adair 15,941 CST
Leitchfield Grayson 15,469 CST
Russellville Logan 14,369 CST
Cadiz Trigg 13,523 CST
Vine Grove Hardin 13,296 EST
Russell Springs Russell 12,528 CST
Lebanon Marion 12,523 EST
Brandenburg Meade 11,840 EST
Greenville Muhlenberg 11,628 CST

Note: The above list is based off of the top 25 most populous cities in the area code as per 2012 United States Census Bureau estimates.

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This page was last updated on July 3, 2015.