Russell Springs is located in Russell County, Kentucky. The City was incorporated in 1936. Russell Springs is in the Central Time Zone, and is the largest city in the county, having a population of 2,511.
The city is known as the Gateway to Lake Cumberland, one of the largest man-made lakes east of the Mississippi River, created by the impounding of the Cumberland River by Wolf Creek Dam. Russell Springs, Kentucky has a lot to offer those visiting the area - from delicious restaurants, plenty of great places to stay and of course access to one of the most beautiful lakes in the nation.