Laurel County

Laurel County, Kentucky

101 S Main St Rm 203
London, KY 40741
Phone: (606) 864-5158
Fax: (606) 864-7369

In south-central KY; established Dec 12,1825 from Rockcastle, Knox, Clay, and Whitley counties. Name Origin: For the Laurel River, named for the abundant mountain laurel ( Kalmia latifolia) trees on its banks.

Area (sq mi):: 443.74 (land 435.67; water 8.07) Population per square mile: 129.30
Population 2005: 56,338 State rank: 15 Population change: 2000-20005 6.90%; 1990-2000 21.40% Population 2000: 52,715 (White 97.20%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 35.50
Income 2000: per capita $14,165; median household $27,015; Population below poverty level: 21.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,925-$20,473
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 22.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 23.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Williams, of London, to the position of interim Magistrate for the First District of Laurel County, replacing the Honorable Roy Crawford, who recently passed away.
Monday evening, according to a post on the Facebook page for the Laurel County Sheriff's Office.
Laurel County sheriff's deputies responded to the call of a home breakin and shooting shortly after 10 a.
He is being kept in a single isolation cell, which is monitored continuously by video, Laurel County Jailer Jamie Mosley said Thursday afternoon.
DETECTIVE JASON BACK is one of two full-time narcotics officers in Laurel County, a stretch of hills and farms that boasts the site of Colonel Sanders' original Kentucky Fried Chicken.
Earlier in the day, the bride's aunts hosted a brunch in honor of the bridesmaids at the Laurel County Club.
of Laurel County, Jackson County EMS, Whitley County EMS and Knox County EMS, patients will travel down 9th Street, Main Street and 16th Street (Parker Rd.
In late May, the Associated Press reported that Laurel County District Judge Michael Caperton had been providing drug and alcohol offenders the option of going to church instead of spending time behind bars or in a rehab center.
The Inaugural HoopFest in Laurel County will be played at South Laurel High School in London, Kentucky, January 22-24, 2009.
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an additional 40% working interest (24% Net Revenue Interest "NRI") in three producing gas wells, located in Knox and Laurel County, Kentucky.