Edmonson County

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Edmonson County, Kentucky

PO Box 830
Brownsville, KY 42210
Phone: (270) 597-2624
Fax: (270) 597-9714

In central KY, northeast of Bowling Green; organized 1825 from Hart, Warren, and Grayson counties. Name Origin: For Capt. John Edmonson (1764-1813), an American officer in the War of 1812, killed at the Frenchtown Battle on the River Raisin, MI

Area (sq mi):: 308.01 (land 302.62; water 5.39) Population per square mile: 39.80
Population 2005: 12,030 State rank: 90 Population change: 2000-20005 3.30%; 1990-2000 12.40% Population 2000: 11,644 (White 98.00%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 38.00
Income 2000: per capita $14,480; median household $25,413; Population below poverty level: 18.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,827-$17,165
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.50% Median travel time to work: 33.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 65.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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