Ideally located along the I-69 Corridor, Hopkins County Kentucky offers strategic road, rail, air and water access to the nation. Want to learn why Hopkins County could be the perfect location to start or relocate your business? Click Here 

Business & Industry

Hopkins County is home to an impressive number of small, medium and large businesses and industries. Click the link below to learn about the wide variety of companies already doing business in Hopkins County. Click Here


Within a 50-mile radius of Hopkins County, there is a motivated and work-ready workforce capable of meeting your business's labor requirements. A stable labor market population of approximately 230,000 this thriving region. Learn more about our workforce capabilities by clicking here.

Building & Industrial Sites Available

Hopkins County offers a number of excellent sites for your consideration. Click the link to view both available existing buildings and sites suitable for building. Click Here


Our allies in the west central region of Kentucky and throughout the commonwealth have supported the mission of the Madisonville-Hopkins County EDC for over two decades. It's imperative that the business community and public sector continue to support and invest in the Madisonville-Hopkins County EDC to ensure the economic development and prosperity of this wonderful region. To learn more, click here.


Hopkins County has the infrastructure necessary to grow quality talent to meet today’s workforce needs. From early learning opportunities to post-secondary degree programs, Hopkins County has access to quality education institutions. Learn more about how our community and businesses partner together in the name of education.

What We Do

Madisonville-Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation encourages economic development activity for the region by promoting and recruiting commercial enterprises that offer quality jobs and encourage expansion and retention of existing businesses.

Why Work With Us

We work with your business to combine the services and efforts of private sector investors, local, state and federal resources to structure deals, which may include tax breaks, to support major plant/equipment renovations, construction, and site selection.   

Pro-Business Philosophy

We're in the business of doing business. The Hopkins County region perfectly balances convenience and affordability with the advantages of a talented workforce, a central location and a pro-business atmosphere. These assets combine to make an ideal home for progressive companies competing in a global economy.  

Did You Know?

Speeds of up to 1 gigabit...

Speeds of up to 1 gigabit are available at many business locations inside the city limits of Madisonville!

Hopkins county has...

Hopkins county has over 180 miles of rail infrastructure!

Almost 1400 people...

Almost 1400 people are employed in agriculture in Hopkins county!

OEMS for 11 automobile brands...

OEMS for 11 automobile brands are within one day's drive of Hopkins county!

Entrepreneurs are welcome...

Entrepreneurs are welcome! Almost 90% of all businesses in Hopkins county have fewer than 20 employees!

What Business Local Owners Say...

I am very impressed with the efforts our team at Economic Development is doing to support Entrepreneurs, Small & Large Businesses, and corporations. They are thinking out of the box and providing the tools we need here in the region to grow our economy. Great Team - Great Ideas!

The whole team at Madisonville-Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation have been so very helpful in supporting our new business. They are a tremendous benefit to this community!!!

Call us today at 270-821-1939 or email edcoffice@westcentralky.com

We're here to help you find the best possible resources, partnerships and sites. Give us a call today!

News & Announcements

November EDC Newsletter 2017

Kentucky Movers & Makers Kentucky Movers and Makers is real! I signed the grant documents yesterday and we are off and running. Just as we open the Innovation Station, the momentum continues to the next entrepreneurial milestone, the Maker Space. Stay tuned for all the updates and be prepared for lots of pictures. We have…

Idea Competition High School Students

The deadline for submission of applications for the 2018 Idea Competition for Hopkins County high school students is December 15th, 2017. We hope you will participate! For more information please contact Ruthann Padgett: rpadgett@westcentralky.com or 270-821-1939.

Our Supporters

We are grateful for the support these great organizations and companies provide to the Madisonville-Hopkins County Economic Development Corporation.