City of Russell

B​​​​ill Hopkins, Mayor

410 Ferry St.
Russell, KY 41169
(606) 836-9666

Russell is a 4th-class city on the south bank of the Ohio River in Greenup County, Kentucky, in the United States. The population was 3,645 during the year 2000 U.S. Census. Russell is a suburb of Ashland and part of the Huntington-Ashland-Ironton metropolitan area. It has close economic affiliations with its neighbors, Ashland and Flatwoods in Kentucky and Ironton in Ohio.​​