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Bowling Green, the fourth largest city in Kentucky, is situated on the Barren River among historic Civil War battlefields.

The Chevrolet Corvette has been assembled at the Bowling Green GM plant since 1981 and the city houses the National Corvette Museum.

Bowling Green is home to Western Kentucky University.

Bowling Green, Kentucky
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Among GreatPlacesToRetire.com cities, Bowling Green ranks high in taxes, recreation, age of population and proximity to nearest large city. Bowling Green ranks low in family income and crime.

For more detailed city facts -- including data on home prices, population demographics, medical care, air quality, water quality and more -- click on the City Report graphic below:

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