Knott County

Knott County, Kentucky

PO Box 446
Hindman, KY 41822
Phone: (606) 785-5651
Fax: (606) 785-0996

In southeastern KY; organized May 5, 1884 from Floyd, Letcher, Perry, and Breathitt counties. Name Origin: For James Proctor Knott (1830-1911), KY legislator, U.S. representative (1867-71; 1875-83), and governor (1883-87)

Area (sq mi):: 353.01 (land 352.19; water 0.82) Population per square mile: 49.90
Population 2005: 17,561 State rank: 63 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.50%; 1990-2000 -1.40% Population 2000: 17,649 (White 97.80%; Black or African American 0.70%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.80%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 35.90
Income 2000: per capita $11,297; median household $20,373; Population below poverty level: 31.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,977-$17,092
Unemployment (2004): 6.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 29.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 45.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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9 mi from the intersection with kentucky highway 1088 just past the knott county line at coordinates n 37 17~ 7.
9 mine and the Roxana preparation plant in Knott County and Letcher County, Kentucky.
Knott County resident Dan Estep, who was laid off from a job in the coal industry two years ago, will be among the new students.
The mine locations affected by the announced closings are the East Kentucky, Eastern and Knott County complexes.
After meeting their staff and touring their office, we took off to tour Knott County.
9 underground mine in Knott County, Kentucky, with 71, and the Roxana prep plant in Letcher County, Kentucky, which will reduce payroll by 17.
Perkins has sold his Knott County farm to Hazard Community College and the Kentucky Community and Technical College System to be preserved as a historic and educational site.
6% decrease; Knott County, nearly 2 million tons, a 4.
Located in Knott County, Kentucky, Samuel Coal is a coal mining complex comprised of a series of metallurgical blend and PCI quality coal seams.
A Stop the War on Coal rally in October attracted thousands from the Commonwealth of Kentucky to the Knott County Sportsplex.