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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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.
Phoenix Coal currently operates four surface coal mining operations in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky and a barge loading facility on the Green River.
To date, the impact of the project has reduced the rate of stroke by 47 percent in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.
Engineering Will Provide Technical Basis for 400 Tonne per Day Ultra-Clean Diesel Production Facility in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky
to launch the engineering program that will provide a technical basis for a 400 Tonne per day Coal-To-Liquid (CTL) Ultra-Clean Diesel fuel production facility in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.
Knight, a native of Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, received a bachelor of science degree in commerce from Georgetown College.