Calloway County

Calloway County, Kentucky

101 S 5th St 2nd Fl
Murray, KY 42071
Phone: (270) 753-3923
Fax: (270) 759-9611

On southwestern border of KY, southeast of Paducah; established Dec 19, 1821 from Hickman County. Name Origin: For Col. Richard Calloway (?-1780), one of the founders, with Daniel Boone (1734?-1820) of Boonesborough

Area (sq mi):: 410.79 (land 386.25; water 24.53) Population per square mile: 90.90
Population 2005: 35,122 State rank: 30 Population change: 2000-20005 2.80%; 1990-2000 11.20% Population 2000: 34,177 (White 92.70%; Black or African American 3.60%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 1.30%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 2.70%. Median age: 34.50
Income 2000: per capita $16,566; median household $30,134; Population below poverty level: 16.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,922-$23,729
Unemployment (2004): 4.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.30% Median travel time to work: 17.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 17.50%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Murray County seat (15,270)

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    Recently, Calloway County Fiscal Court sanctioned a bid from a local firm for a rendering of bituminous asphalt.
    We have experienced growth in all of our varied markets, including the addition last year of new Heritage Bank buildings in Marshall County and Calloway County.
    BMC Bankcorp is a multi-bank holding company with three bank subsidiaries: The Bank of Marshall County, Graves County Bank, and United Commonwealth Bank located in Calloway County.
    added: "United Commonwealth has enjoyed a tremendous first year of service to the people of Calloway County.
    The public is asked to call the Calloway County Crime Stoppers Tips hotline at (573) 592-2474 or ATF's toll free hotline, 1-800-ATF-GUNS (800-283-4867) with any information that may help identify those responsible for this gun shop burglary.
    says Keith Travis, Murray Calloway County Hospital Vice President of Human Resources.
    Shellman currently lives with his dog and cat in Calloway County near the town of Murray, Ky.
    Wardin then summarizes Paschall's early years, including his birth on May 12, 1922, in Calloway County, Kentucky, his early education, and important religious influences.
    You could have heard a pin drop," said Rebecca English, teacher at Calloway County (Ky.
    CASE FACTS: Pursuant to Kentucky law, Murray-Calloway County Public Hospital (The Hospital), a public, nonprofit corporation, was created in the 1960s by joint action of the City of Murray and the Calloway County Fiscal Court (Fiscal Court) with public funds.
    He was an 18 year volunteer at the Murray Calloway County Hospital where he served over 10,000 hours.