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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It has seen the War Between the States, the abolition of slavery, Prohibition, two world wars, and decades of comings and goings in Bourbon County, Ky.
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