Bourbon County


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Bourbon County, Kansas

210 S National Ave
Fort Scott, KS 66701
Phone: (620) 223-3800
Fax: (620) 223-5832
www.bourboncountyks.org

On the southeastern border of KS; original county; organized Aug 25, 1855 (prior to statehood). Name Origin: For Bourbon County, KY, former home of Samuel A. Willliams, a member of the first KS legislature

Area (sq mi):: 638.82 (land 637.09; water 1.73) Population per square mile: 23.50
Population 2005: 14,997 State rank: 34 Population change: 2000-20005 -2.50%; 1990-2000 2.80% Population 2000: 15,379 (White 93.30%; Black or African American 3.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.30%; Asian 0.40%; Other 2.40%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 38.00
Income 2000: per capita $16,393; median household $31,199; Population below poverty level: 13.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,662-$23,129
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.00% Median travel time to work: 19.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 14.50%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Bourbon County, Kentucky

301 Main St Suite 106
Paris, KY 40361
Phone: (859) 987-2142
Fax: (859) 987-5660
www.parisky.com

In north-central KY, northeast of Lexington; organized May 1, 1786 (prior to statehood) from Fayette County. Name Origin: For the French royal family that ruled in France, Spain, and Naples from the latter 1500s until the 1900s

Area (sq mi):: 291.66 (land 291.43; water 0.23) Population per square mile: 68.10
Population 2005: 19,833 State rank: 56 Population change: 2000-20005 2.40%; 1990-2000 0.60% Population 2000: 19,360 (White 89.30%; Black or African American 6.90%; Hispanic or Latino 2.60%; Asian 0.10%; Other 2.50%). Foreign born: 2.00%. Median age: 37.60
Income 2000: per capita $18,335; median household $35,038; Population below poverty level: 14.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $28,984-$28,532
Unemployment (2004): 4.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 25.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 47.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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He called the liquor bourbon because he lived in Bourbon County, Kentucky.
The patient was a previously healthy man >50 years of age from Bourbon County, Kansas, USA.
The march will begin at the local CVS, to commemorate its decision to stop selling tobacco, and end at the Bourbon County Fiscal Courthouse and City Commission buildings.
According to the department, it is currently unknown if the virus, which was named after Bourbon County, where the patient resided, is the cause of death.
Bourbon county cherry rye stout (2012) goose island brewery Chicago, IL
February 13 - Christchurch, Horncastle Arena (with The Bourbon County Brothers & Jody Direen)
Goose Island in Chicago is one of the most successful breweries to delve into aging beer in bourbon barrels: Its Bourbon County Stout contributed to the rise in popularity of bourbon barrel-aged beer.
The simple answer is that after it's distilled, JD is filtered through sugar-maple charcoal - so it's a bourbon-style whiskey - but not a bourbon which takes its name from Bourbon County.
The Bourbon County Commissioners on 18 April 2014 inked an agreement with a Fort Scott business that owes taxes on its property.
Recently, Goose Island expanded the Bourbon County Brand with new barrel-aged beers like Bourbon County Brand Barley wine and Coffee Stout," says McLeod.
Bourbon was invented as a way to circumvent taxes on corn, a crop better suited to the lands pioneered by colonists pushing over the Allegheny Mountains into what was to become Bourbon County and later Ohio.
Maybe that's why Kentucky, the state that brings you bourbon, has more dry counties (49) than wet ones (30), although the wet ones include Bourbon county and, mercifully, Jefferson county, the home of Louisville.