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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.
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 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.
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.