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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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    Through its subsidiary, Community First Bank, Community First serves Hopkins County, Kentucky from two offices in Madisonville.
    4 million tons of high-sulfur coal reserves in Webster and Hopkins County, Kentucky for $53.
    The acquired coal reserves encompass approximately 13,500 acres located in Webster and Hopkins County, Kentucky.
    The Elk Creek reserves ("Elk Creek") are located in Hopkins County, Kentucky, and the Tunnel Ridge reserves ("Tunnel Ridge") are located in Ohio County, West Virginia and Washington County, Pennsylvania.
    Nasdaq:ARLP) today announced it has begun the idling of its Hopkins County Coal, LLC subsidiary's two surface mines located in Hopkins County, Kentucky.