About This Place
La Center is a city in Ballard County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 1,038 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Paducah, KY-IL Micropolitan Statistical Area.
La Center is located at 37°4′29″N 88°58′30″W / 37.07472°N 88.975°W / 37.07472; -88.975 (37.074782, -88.975091).
It is geographically significant because of its proximity to the confluence of the Ohio River and the Mississippi River.