Research paper for Geography 500 class.

Town squares have many varieties in types of forms and functions. From ancient Greece to the present time, the basic function of the town square has remained the same, to serve as the heart of the city. Kentucky squares, although small, serve that same basic function. Town squares of southcentral Kentucky are similar to the courthouse squares of Virginia county seats. Town squares of southcentral Kentucky, with slightly varying form, are of two major types. The square in small Kentucky towns takes on more significance, than a square in a large city.


Geography | Public Affairs, Public Policy and Public Administration | Social and Behavioral Sciences | Urban Studies | Urban Studies and Planning