ⓘ Island, Kentucky

                                     

ⓘ Island, Kentucky

Island is a home rule-class city in McLean County, Kentucky, in the United States. The population was 435 at the 2000 census. It is included in the Owensboro metropolitan area.

It is named in honor of judge William Worthingtons early 19th-century 8-square mile estate, known as the island from the way high tide on the green and other nearby rivers of Burgundy from the neighbouring lands. In the period from 1829 to 1860, the local post office works as Worthington. Owensboro and Nashville railroad connected the area in 1872, the station and new post office was known as the Island station. Both were shortened to island in 1882.

                                     
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