Metcalfe County

Metcalfe County, Kentucky

PO Box 25
Edmonton, KY 42129
Phone: (270) 432-4821
Fax: (270) 432-5176

In south-central KY, east of Bowling Green; organized Feb 1, 1860 from Adair, Monroe, Cumberland, Barren, and Green counties. Name Origin: For Capt. Thomas Metcalfe (1780-1855), KY legislator, governor (1828-32), and U.S. senator (1848-49)

Area (sq mi):: 290.96 (land 290.90; water 0.07) Population per square mile: 35.10
Population 2005: 10,197 State rank: 99 Population change: 2000-20005 1.60%; 1990-2000 12.00% Population 2000: 10,037 (White 96.80%; Black or African American 1.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.20%. Median age: 37.70
Income 2000: per capita $13,236; median household $23,540; Population below poverty level: 23.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,275-$18,496
Unemployment (2004): 4.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.70% Median travel time to work: 26.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 46.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The Company is currently in discussions to acquire six wells in Metcalfe County, Kentucky which are producing on average a combined six to eight BOD.
I worked with George in the summer of 1977 at a new parish he was building -- Holy Redeemer in Metcalfe County.
The Kingsford Manufacturing Company (KMC), a subsidiary of The Clorox Company (NYSE, PE: CLX), today announced the acquisition from Royal Oak Enterprises of the Summer Shade charcoal production facility in Metcalfe County, Kentucky.
announced here today that it has drilled in a new oil well in Metcalfe County, Kentucky, that came in flowing oil at a rate of nearly 500 barrel oil a day (BOD).
It was the eighth producing in the field, located in Overton County, Tennessee, south of the new Metcalfe County well.
announced here today that it has drilled in a new oil well in Metcalfe County, Kentucky that is producing at a rate of more than 100 barrels of oil a day.
The Young Oil Corporation announced here today that a new well in Metcalfe County, Kentucky, the Robert Bell #6 has been acidized and is now producing 72 barrels of oil a day.
There had been little drilling in Metcalfe County in the last 17 years until Young began drilling there earlier this fall.
The Young Oil Corporation announced here today it drilled in a third flowing oil well in Metcalfe County, Kentucky, when the Robert Bell #4 came in flowing 200 plus barrels a day.
The Young Oil Corporation announced here today it drilled in a second flowing well in Metcalfe County, Kentucky, when the Sylvia Mitchell #4 came in flowing at a rate of 30 barrels of oil an hour.
The Young Oil Corporation announced here today that it has drilled in a shallow well in Metcalfe County, Kentucky, with an initial production rate of over 200 barrels of oil a day.
Metcalfe County Melcalfe County Attorney John Paul Blevins of