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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Enterprise Mining's EMC #9 underground mine in Knott County, KY and Roxana Prep plant in Letcher County, KY reduced the workforce by 17.
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.
After meeting their staff and touring their office, we took off to tour Knott County.
William Spears, CEO of JJ Resources and the joint venture partner with Quest in a 6,000,000 ton project in Knott County is in charge of the reopening project.
The Big Branch South surface mine located in Knott County, Kentucky is the 2010 recipient of the National Reclamation Award in the coal category, presented by the Interstate Mining Compact Commission (IMCC).
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.
The coal reserves, which are predominantly low sulfur and have a high BTU content, are located in Knott County, Kentucky.
In addition to the awards presented to ICG operations in West Virginia, MSHA on April 2 honored nine members of the ICG Knott County Calvary Mine in Kentucky with Joseph A.
Investigative Reporting: "Knott County," a year-long investigation into the activities of a judge executive in Knott County.
ICG") announced today that its ICG Knott County subsidiary has acquired the assets of Greymont Mining Corp.
announced today that ICG Knott County, LLC's Clean Energy Mine has been awarded the prestigious Sentinels of Safety Award for the large underground coal mine category for 2004.
Equitable Resources today announced that a settlement has been reached regarding the previously reported judgment in the Fairon Johnson case in Knott County, Kentucky.