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Hopkins County, Kentucky

10 S Main St
Madisonville, KY 42431
Phone: (270) 821-7361
Fax: (270) 825-5009
www.hopkinscounty.net

In western KY, south of Henderson; established Dec 9, 1806 from Henderson County. Name Origin: For Gen. Samuel Hopkins (1753-1819), officer in the American Revolution and War of 1812, KY legislator, and US. representative (1813-15)

Area (sq mi):: 554.23 (land 550.56; water 3.67) Population per square mile: 84.80
Population 2005: 46,705 State rank: 19 Population change: 2000-20005 0.40%; 1990-2000 0.90% Population 2000: 46,519 (White 91.50%; Black or African American 6.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 38.30
Income 2000: per capita $17,382; median household $30,868; Population below poverty level: 16.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,820-$23,368
Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.70% Median travel time to work: 22.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 21.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Madisonville County seat (19,340)

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    Hopkins County, Texas

    PO Box 288
    Sulphur Springs, TX 75483
    Phone: (903) 438-4074
    Fax: (903) 438-4110
    www.hopkinscountytx.org

    In northeastern TX, northeast of Dallas; organized Mar 25, 1846 from Lamar and Nacogdoches counties. Name Origin: For the pioneer family headed by Henry Harrison Hopkins and James Elliott Hopkins

    Area (sq mi):: 792.74 (land 782.40; water 10.35) Population per square mile: 42.70
    Population 2005: 33,381 State rank: 85 Population change: 2000-20005 4.40%; 1990-2000 10.80% Population 2000: 31,960 (White 81.20%; Black or African American 8.00%; Hispanic or Latino 9.30%; Asian 0.20%; Other 6.80%). Foreign born: 5.60%. Median age: 36.90
    Income 2000: per capita $17,182; median household $32,136; Population below poverty level: 14.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,531-$22,987
    Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 22.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 24.60%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Sulphur Springs County seat (15,081)

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    References in periodicals archive ?
    Department of Labor Mine Safety and Health Administration spokesperson Amy Louviere today issued the following statement regarding a roof collapse at Dotiki Mine in Hopkins County, Ky.
    CDT, MSHA received word of a roof collapse at the Dotiki Mine in Hopkins County, Ky.