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|Founded by||Joseph Philpot|
|Elevation||804 ft (245 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||489262|
Center is home to North Metcalfe Elementary, part of the Metcalfe County School District.
Center was the home of the first Butler Funeral Home, established in the early 20th century.
- John E. Kleber, ed. (1992). The Kentucky Encyclopedia. University Press of Kentucky. p. 630. ISBN 0-8131-1772-0. Retrieved 2013-04-13.
Metcalfe has no large cities, only small villages and rural communities. Center, located at the county's north end, and equidistant from four county seats, was founded by Joseph Philpot in the early 1800s; it was earlier named Frederick and later Lafayette.
- U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Center, Kentucky
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