Kentucky Time

Current time in Kentucky, USA

Time zone and Daylight Saving Time (DST) rules

Current Eastern Kentucky Time (Eastern Time)

Current time now in Time Zone: America New York (USA Eastern Time)

The Eastern part of Kentucky is in the Eastern Time Zone in the United States. Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 5 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT-5 ).

Towns and Cities in Kentucky on Eastern Time

Alexandria, KY | Anchorage, KY | Ashland, KY | Barbourville, KY | Bardstown, KY | Bellefonte, KY | Bellevue, KY |  Benham, KY | Berea, KY | Bloomfield, KY | Brandenburg, KY | Cold Spring, KY | Covington, KY | Crescent Springs, KY | Crestview Hills, KY | Cynthiana, KY | Danville, KY | Edgewood, KY | Elizabethtown, KY | Erlanger, KY | Florence, KY | Fort Mitchell, KY | Fort Thomas, KY | Fort Wright, KY | Georgetown, KY | Harrodsburg, KY | Independence, KY |  Jenkins, KY | Lexington, KY | Louisville, KY | Ludlow, KY | Monticello, KY | Mount Sterling, KY | Mount Washington, KY | Newport, KY | Pikeville, KY | Prestonsburg, KY | Prospect, KY | Radcliff, KY | Richmond, KY | Shelbyville, KY | Shively, KY |  Springfield, KY | Union, KY | Villa Hills, KY | Walton, KY | West Liberty, KY | Williamstown, KY | Winchester, KY

Current Western Kentucky Time (Central Time)

Current time now in Time Zone: America Chicago (USA Central Time)

The Western part of Kentucky is in the Central Time Zone in the United States. Central Standard Time (CST) is 6 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time ( GMT-6 ).

Towns and Cities in Kentucky on Central Time

Benton, KY | Bowling Green, KY | Burkesville, KY | Calvert City, KY | Cloverport, KY | Columbia, KY | Dawson Springs, KY | Elkton, KY |  Glasgow, KY | Henderson, KY | Hopkinsville, KY | Kentucky Lake, KY | Madisonville, KY | Maysville, KY | Oak Grove, KY | Owensboro, KY | Paducah, KY | Park City, KY

Does Kentucky Time observe Daylight Saving Time?

Like most states in the U.S., Daylight Saving Time is observed in Kentucky, where the time is shifted forward by 1 hour, resulting in a 4 hours and 5 hours difference behind GMT for the Eastern and Western part of Kentucky respectively.

After the Summer months the time is shifted back by 1 hour resulting in the normal time difference with GMT.

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