Metropolis Travel Guide

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Metropolis Overview

Metropolis is a small community of about 6,500 population just across the Ohio river from Paducah, Kentucky.
In 1972 when DC Comics named Metropolis the homtown of Superman it gave this small community a major boost. They installed a huge statue (in full color) next to the courthouse and have created a Superman museum on Main Street very nearby.
There are no theaters in town but between Superman and Harrah's casino tourism is the major industry.

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Paducah is located at the confluence of the Tennessee River and the Ohio River. The population was 26,307 at the 2000 census. It is the home of the American Quilter's Society museum.
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