Muhlenberg County

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Muhlenberg County, Kentucky

PO Box 525
Greenville, KY 42345
Phone: (270) 338-1441
Fax: (270) 338-1774

In west-central KY, northeast of Hopkinsville; established Dec 14, 1798 from Christian and Logan counties. Name Origin: For Gen. John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg (1746-1807), an officer in the Revolutionary War, Lutheran minister, and U.S. representative from PA (1789-91; 1793-95; 1799-1801)

Area (sq mi):: 479.43 (land 474.72; water 4.71) Population per square mile: 66.50
Population 2005: 31,548 State rank: 34 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.90%; 1990-2000 1.70% Population 2000: 31,839 (White 93.70%; Black or African American 4.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 0.30%. Median age: 38.70
Income 2000: per capita $14,798; median household $28,566; Population below poverty level: 19.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,203-$20,658
Unemployment (2004): 7.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -3.00% Median travel time to work: 24.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Ford Regional Training Facility in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.
Illinois Basin steam coal producer Armstrong Energy, which closed its Parkway underground mine in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, at the end of June amid declining coal sales, disclosed in May it has retained a financial adviser to explore strategic options to strengthen its balance sheet and boost its long-term capital structure.
Country music group The Band Perry has offered to pay the funeral costs for eight children and their mother, who perished in a tragic fire in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, on January 30.
Located in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, within a region of the state known as the Western Coal Fields, their hunting land carries the scars of earlier strip mining operations.
To date, the impact of the project has reduced the rate of stroke by 47 percent in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.
which is closing its Parkway underground mine in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, by the end of June amid declining coal sales, disclosed in May it has retained a financial adviser to explore strategic options to strengthen its balance sheet and boost its long-term capital structure.
In a mid-August conference call, company officials said production at the new Survant underground mine in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, would be ramped up in the final months of this year.
Although Oxford responded by suing the utility for breach of contract, the cancellation led to Oxford's gradual retreat from the high-sulfur Illinois Basin, where it had operated several mines in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.
Halls Creek in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, accounted for all of the impacted production at the company.
The Kentucky Coal Association (KCA) and five other plaintiffs have gone to court to try to reverse the Tennessee Valley Authority's (TVA) decision to shut down two of the three coal-burning units at the 2,558-megawatt (MW) Paradise Steam Plant in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, and replace them with a 1,025-MW natural gas plant.