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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    The Kentucky Department for Community Based Services (DCBS), part of the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), officially opened its new Calloway County office with a reception and tour of the facility.
    Local veterans in Calloway County, Kentucky, did a beautiful thing for a veteran's widow named Belinda Hart.
    However, they left the campus following the blast, according to Calloway County Emergency Management Director William Call, (http://www.
    9 and wanted by police on an alleged theft charge, was found dead in Calloway County Thursday, according to Kentucky State Police.
    He was an 18 year volunteer at the Murray Calloway County Hospital where he served over 10,000 hours.
    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.
    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.
    McCracken County High School finished second, and Calloway County High School finished third in the regional competition.
    WPSD of Paducah sourced its information from Calloway County Coroner Rick Harris who conducted an autopsy Friday morning.
    A fresh grant for schools in western Kentucky will bring nearly $400,000 into the Murray-Calloway County Area Technology Center, in addition to new high-end computer labs for Murray High School and Calloway County High School.
    We are searching and utilizing various resources to attempt to find her," the Calloway County Sheriff's office stated on its Facebook page Feb.
    says Keith Travis, Murray Calloway County Hospital Vice President of Human Resources.