Hopkinsville launches website in anticipation of 2017 solar eclipse

Courtesy: http://www.hopkinsvillesolareclipse2017.com/
Courtesy: http://www.hopkinsvillesolareclipse2017.com/

HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (WKRN) – In preparation for the Great American Eclipse of 2017, the city of Hopkinsville has created a website to provide visitors with information about the celestial event.

It’ll be the first time in roughly 500 years a total solar eclipse has taken place across the region. Read more about it here.

The website will help you figure out the best places to stay, information on local events, good public viewing areas, and more.

There is even a feature that lets local residents to list their property or house for rent during the time of the eclipse, which happens on August 21, 2017.

(Photo WKRN; Map: Adventure Science Center)
(Map: Adventure Science Center)

A resident can specify if their lodging is in-house, a campsite, RV parking or just a viewing area for the eclipse itself. They can include photos, amenities and geographic location as well as any additional benefits to their location.

For a $15 listing fee, the location will be added to the official eclipse website and will allow visitors to contact residents directly to secure their lodging while they are in town.

The site will be updated daily with new and important information as it is received, according to the city.

Check out the website at Eclipseville.com.

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