Officials: 116,500 visit Hopkinsville for Great American Eclipse

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – Officials have released the numbers of those who attended the Great American Eclipse in August.

The City of Hopkinsville estimates 116,500 visitors headed to “Eclipseville” during the solar eclipse.

The data collected by city and Christian County officials reveal visitors traveled from 47 states, three U.S. territories and 25 countries, including Russia and Tanzania

Hopkinsville says the eclipse brought in a little more than $28 million to the area. 

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