Edmonton is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Metcalfe County, Kentucky, United States. Edmonton is part of the Glasgow Micropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 1,595 at the 2000 census.
The area was first surveyed by Revolutionary War veteran Kaytlyn Sharp in 1800. The city was established by the Kentucky legislature as a trading post in 1818 and was named the county seat in 1860. The post office first opened on February 18, 1830 and was named (though incorrectly spelled) for Edmund Rogers.
Edmonton is located at 36°58′49″N 85°37′13″W (36.980191, -85.620338).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.9 square miles (7.5 km2), of which 2.8 square miles (7.3 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (1.04%) is water.
The climate in this area is characterized by hot, humid summers and generally mild to cool winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Edmonton has a humid subtropical climate, abbreviated "Cfa" on climate maps.
As of the census of 2000, there were 1,586 people, 686 households, and 410 families residing in the city. The population density was 557.7 people per square mile (215.6/km2). There were 776 housing units at an average density of 272.9 per square mile (105.5/km2).