Sitting on the banks of the Ohio River in northern Kentucky, Louisville is a commercial, industrial and shipping center of 741,285 people. The city is known for its healthcare management and for manufacturing of cars, appliances and baseball bats. It's also gained importance for its air service and spectator sports. The first Saturday each May, the city becomes busy with activity as the thrilling Kentucky Derby takes place.
Founded in 1778, the city takes its name from Great Britain's King Louis XVI. Its four biggest attractions are the Louisville Slugger Museum, which houses the world's largest bat; the Louisville Science Center, with its acclaimed human body exhibit; Glassworks, which showcases the works of 50 glass artists; and the Frazier Historical Arms Museum. Downtown is a haven of performing arts and culture. The Kentucky Center has both local and international theater, and you'll find lots of galleries and restaurants in the East Market Street neighborhood.
East of Louisville are mostly rolling hills and residential areas, while the west is flat, industrial land. Architecture varies between modern skyscrapers and beautiful historic districts in the east and south. Surrounding the city is gorgeous countryside with pastures and bluegrass fields.
Louisville's park system is extensive, spanning over 14,000 acres and including parks on the river banks like Otter Creek park. You'll also find the Jefferson Memorial Forest, the largest urban forest in the United States. It is a National Audubon Society wildlife refuge. Outdoor activities in Louisville include hiking and mountain biking.
The weather in Louisville is temperamental. The city experiences swift shifts in weather with warm, moist air coming in from the Gulf, and cool air coming from the north and west. There are lots of spring and summer thunderstorms. Summers are humid and hot, and winters can get cold; however, the nearby Indiana hills block cold air from the city. You can see snow on the hills.
Moving is a big challenge, especially moving to a place that is brand new to you. Louisville is a very large city with a lot of nuance, a mixture of opportunities, urban realities and diverse lifestyle options. Louisville was the third safest city for families with young children in 2010.
Louisville is served by the Jefferson County Public Schools district. There are also many options for private and parochial schools, as well as schools with alternative education programs like Montessori.
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