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Encyclopedia > Lawrence County, Kentucky
Lawrence County, Kentucky
Map of Kentucky highlighting Lawrence County
Location in the state of Kentucky
Formed 1822
Seat Louisa
Area
 - Total
 - Water

1,085 km² (419 mi²)
4 km² (1 mi²) 0.32% 
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

15,569
14/km² 

Lawrence County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. As of 2000, the population is 15,569. Its county seat is Louisa6. The county is named for James Lawrence. It is the home of country music star Ricky Scaggs. Public domain map courtesy of The General Libraries, The University of Texas at Austin, modified to show counties. ... 1822 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... A county seat is an administrative centre for a county. ... Louisa is a city located in Lawrence County, Kentucky. ... This article explains the meaning of area as a physical quantity. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile (symbol sq. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per unit of volume. ... Originally, a county was the land under the jurisdiction of a count (in Great Britain, an earl, though the original earldoms covered larger areas) by reason of that office. ... A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, together with the District of Columbia and Palmyra Atoll (an uninhabited incorporated unorganized territory), form the United States of America. ... State nickname: Bluegrass State Other U.S. States Capital Frankfort Largest city Louisville Governor Ernie Fletcher (R) Official languages English Area 104,749 km² (37th)  - Land 102,989 km²  - Water 1,760 km² (1. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... A county seat is an administrative centre for a county. ... Louisa is a city located in Lawrence County, Kentucky. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... James Lawrence (October 1, 1781–June 4, 1813) was an American naval hero. ... Country music, formerly called country and western music or country-western, is an amalgam of popular musical forms developed in the southern United States, with roots in traditional folk music, spirituals, and the blues. ...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,088 km² (420 mi²). 1,085 km² (419 mi²) of it is land and 4 km² (1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.32% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile (symbol sq. ...


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 15,569 people, 5,954 households, and 4,477 families residing in the county. The population density is 14/km² (37/mi²). There are 7,040 housing units at an average density of 6/km² (17/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 98.93% White, 0.10% Black or African American, 0.28% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.05% from other races, and 0.56% from two or more races. 0.41% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 5,954 households out of which 35.00% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.30% are married couples living together, 10.50% have a female householder with no husband present, and 24.80% are non-families. 22.40% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.00% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.59 and the average family size is 3.02. Marriage may be a relationship and bond between individuals (termed spouses -- two male or female or in traditional monogamous relationships -- a male spouse is a husband and a female spouse, a wife) that plays a key role in the definition of many families. ...


In the county the population is spread out with 25.30% under the age of 18, 8.80% from 18 to 24, 28.70% from 25 to 44, 24.70% from 45 to 64, and 12.40% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 36 years. For every 100 females there are 97.30 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 93.00 males.


The median income for a household in the county is $21,610, and the median income for a family is $26,113. Males have a median income of $30,735 versus $19,174 for females. The per capita income for the county is $12,008. 30.70% of the population and 25.30% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 40.00% of those under the age of 18 and 27.30% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the number of people. ... The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Cities and towns

Blaine is a city located in Lawrence County, Kentucky. ... Louisa is a city located in Lawrence County, Kentucky. ...

External links

  • Lawrence County Schools
  • Lawrence County Tourism Commission
  • The Kentucky Highlands Project


Flag of Kentucky

Commonwealth of Kentucky
State Flag of Kentucky Ratio 10:19 491 × 260 pixels 7518 bytes File links The following pages link to this file: Kentucky Jim Bunning Mitch McConnell Ed Whitfield Ron Lewis Anne Northup Hal Rogers Flags of the U.S. states Flag of Kentucky Ben Chandler 2004 Little League World Series... State nickname: Bluegrass State Other U.S. States Capital Frankfort Largest city Louisville Governor Ernie Fletcher (R) Official languages English Area 104,749 km² (37th)  - Land 102,989 km²  - Water 1,760 km² (1. ...

State capital:

Frankfort This is a list of United States state capitals: ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ...

Regions:

Cumberland Plateau | The Bluegrass | Northern Kentucky | Pennyroyal Plateau | Cincinnati metropolitan area | Louisville metropolitan area | Western Coal Fields | The Purchase This list of regions of the United States includes official (governmental) and non-official areas within the borders of the United States, not including U.S. states, the federal district of Washington, D.C. or standard subentities such as cities or counties. ... The Cumberland Plateau includes much of eastern Kentucky and western West Virginia in the United States. ... Bluegrass and stone wall of local limestone in central Kentucky. ... Northern Kentucky is generally agreed to consist of Kentuckys three northernmost counties: Boone, Kenton and Campbell. ... The Pennyroyal Plateau, or, as its more commonly called in Kentucky, the Pennyrile, is a large area of the state that features rolling hills, caves, and karst topography in general. ... Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky metropolitan area is a metropolitan area that includes eight counties in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana. ... Louisville (usually pronounced ; see Pronunciation below) is Kentuckys largest city and the 16th largest city of the United States. ... The Western Coal Fields of Kentucky compose an area in the west-central part of the state, bounded by the Dripping Springs Escarpment. ... The Jackson Purchase is a region in the state of Kentucky bounded by the Mississippi, Ohio, and Tennessee Rivers. ...

Major cities:

Ashland | Bowling Green | Covington | Elizabethtown | Florence | Frankfort | Georgetown | Henderson | Hopkinsville | Lexington | Louisville | Madisonville | Nicholasville | Owensboro | Paducah | Radcliff | Richmond List of cities in Kentucky, arranged in alphabetical order. ... Ashland is a city located in Boyd County, Kentucky. ... Bowling Green is a city located in Warren County, Kentucky. ... Covington is a city located in Kenton County, Kentucky. ... Elizabethtown is a city located in Hardin County, Kentucky. ... Florence is a city located in Boone County, Kentucky. ... This article needs to be cleaned up to conform to a higher standard of quality. ... Georgetown is a city located in Scott County, Kentucky. ... Henderson is a city located in Henderson County, Kentucky. ... Hopkinsville is a city located in Christian County, Kentucky. ... City nickname: Horse Capital of the World Location in the state of Kentucky County Fayette Mayor Teresa Isaac Area  - Land  - Water 285. ... Louisville (usually pronounced ; see Pronunciation below) is Kentuckys largest city and the 16th largest city of the United States. ... Madisonville is a city located in Hopkins County, Kentucky of the Western Coal Field region. ... Nicholasville is a city located in Jessamine County, Kentucky. ... Owensboro is a city located in Daviess County, Kentucky on U.S. Highway 60 about 30 miles southeast of Evansville, Indiana. ... Paducah is a city located in McCracken County, Kentucky at the confluence of the Tennessee River and the Ohio River. ... Radcliff is a city located in Hardin County, Kentucky. ... Richmond is a city located in Madison County, Kentucky, United States named after Richmond, Virginia. ...

Counties:

Adair | Allen | Anderson | Ballard | Barren | Bath | Bell | Boone | Bourbon | Boyd | Boyle | Bracken | Breathitt | Breckinridge | Bullitt | Butler | Caldwell | Calloway | Campbell | Carlisle | Carroll | Carter | Casey | Christian | Clark | Clay | Clinton | Crittenden | Cumberland | Daviess | Edmonson | Elliott | Estill | Fayette | Fleming | Floyd | Franklin | Fulton | Gallatin | Garrard | Grant | Graves | Grayson | Green | Greenup | Hancock | Hardin | Harlan | Harrison | Hart | Henderson | Henry | Hickman | Hopkins | Jackson | Jefferson | Jessamine | Johnson | Kenton | Knott | Knox | LaRue | Laurel | Lawrence | Lee | Leslie | Letcher | Lewis | Lincoln | Livingston | Logan | Lyon | Madison | Magoffin | Marion | Marshall | Martin | Mason | McCracken | McCreary | McLean | Meade | Menifee | Mercer | Metcalfe | Monroe | Montgomery | Morgan | Muhlenberg | Nelson | Nicholas | Ohio | Oldham | Owen | Owsley | Pendleton | Perry | Pike | Powell | Pulaski | Robertson | Rockcastle | Rowan | Russell | Scott | Shelby | Simpson | Spencer | Taylor | Todd | Trigg | Trimble | Union | Warren | Washington | Wayne | Webster | Whitley | Wolfe | Woodford Kentucky has 120 counties, the most numerous amount of counties of any state. ... Adair County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Allen County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Anderson County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Ballard County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Barren County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Bath County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Bell County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Boone County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Bourbon County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Boyd County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Boyle County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Bracken County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Breathitt County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Breckinridge County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Bullitt County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Butler County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Caldwell County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Calloway County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Campbell County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Carlisle County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Carroll County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Carter County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Casey County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Christian County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Clark County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Clay County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. ... Clinton County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Crittenden County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Cumberland County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Daviess County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Edmonson County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Elliott County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Estill County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Fayette County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Fleming County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Floyd County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Franklin County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Fulton County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... ... Garrard County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Grant County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Graves County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Grayson County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Green County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Greenup County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Hancock County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Hardin County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Location in the state of Kentucky Formed 1819 Seat Harlan Area  - Total  - Water 1,212 km² (468 mi²) 2 km² (1 mi²) 0. ... Harrison County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Hart County is a county located in the state, or more correctly, Commonwealth of Kentucky. ... Henderson County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Henry County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Hickman County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Hopkins County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Jackson County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Jefferson County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Jessamine County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Johnson County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Kenton County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Knott County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Knox County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... LaRue County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Laurel County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Lee County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Leslie County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Letcher County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Lewis County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Lincoln County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Livingston County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Logan County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Lyon County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Madison County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Magoffin County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Marion County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Marshall County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Martin County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Mason County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... McCracken County is a county located in the western end of the state of Kentucky. ... McCreary County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... McLean County is a county located in the heart of the Western Coalfield Region of the state of Kentucky. ... Meade County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Menifee County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Mercer County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Metcalfe County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Monroe County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Montgomery County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Morgan County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Muhlenberg County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Nelson County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Nicholas County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Ohio County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Oldham County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Owen County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Owsley County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Pendleton County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Perry County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Pike County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Powell County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Pulaski County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Robertson County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Rockcastle County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Rowan County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Russell County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Scott County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Shelby County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Simpson County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Spencer County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Taylor County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Todd County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Trigg County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Trimble County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Union County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Warren County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Washington County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Wayne County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Webster County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Whitley County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Wolfe County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ... Woodford County is a county located in the state of Kentucky. ...


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Lawrence County, Kentucky - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (370 words)
Lawrence County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky.
In the county the population was spread out with 25.30% under the age of 18, 8.80% from 18 to 24, 28.70% from 25 to 44, 24.70% from 45 to 64, and 12.40% who were 65 years of age or older.
The median income for a household in the county was $21,610, and the median income for a family was $26,113.
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