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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Monday, June 30 - Laurel County, at Bush Elementary School
He is being kept in a single isolation cell, which is monitored continuously by video, Laurel County Jailer Jamie Mosley said Thursday afternoon.
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.
These include Greensburg Water Works, Hardin County Water District 2, Jackson County Water Association, Jamestown Municipal Water Works, Laurel County Water District 2 and Rattlesnake Ridge Water District.
an additional 40% working interest (24% Net Revenue Interest "NRI") in three producing gas wells, located in Knox and Laurel County, Kentucky.
com) is pleased to announce that the Clarence Bright #1 well in Laurel County, Kentucky is completed.
today announced that a jury in the Circuit Court of Laurel County, Kentucky has found Borden Chemicals 100 percent liable for the explosion and fire that killed seven employees at the CTA Acoustics plant in Corbin, Kentucky on February 20, 2003.
com) has commenced the drilling of the Elvis Farris #2 well, located on the Farris Lease, in Laurel County, Kentucky, which is under lease by Energy Source, Inc.
In November 2005, the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy began piloting use of MethCheck at 15 pharmacies in Laurel County through the Operation UNITE (Unlawful Narcotics Investigations Treatment and Education) Drug Task Force in Eastern Kentucky.