West Paducah, Kentucky facts for kids

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West Paducah
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Kentucky
County McCracken County
Elevation 361 ft (110 m)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Zip 42086
Area code(s) 270 & 364
GNIS feature ID 506464

West Paducah is an unincorporated community in McCracken County, Kentucky, United States. Its elevation is 361 feet (110 m).


The Heath High School shooting occurred at Heath High School in West Paducah on Monday, December 1, 1997. Fourteen-year-old Michael Carneal opened fire on a group of praying students, killing three and injuring five more.

Notable natives


The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, West Paducah has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.

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