Clinton is a city in Hickman County, Kentucky, United States. The population was 1,415 at the 2000 census. It is the county seat of Hickman County, and the site of a Federal Courthouse for the Western District of Kentucky.
It was the home to Clinton College from 1871 to 1915.
Clinton is located at 36°40′1″N 88°59′39″W / 36.66694°N 88.99417°W / 36.66694; -88.99417 (36.667040, -88.994103).