Nicholas County

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Nicholas County, Kentucky

PO Box 227
Carlisle, KY 40311
Phone: (859) 289-3730
Fax: (859) 289-3705
www.carlisle-nicholascounty.org

In north-central KY, northeast of Lexington; established Dec 18, 1799 from Bourbon and Mason counties. Name Origin: For Col. George Nicholas (1754-99), officer in the Revolutionary War and first attorney general of KY. He is considered the "Father of the KY Constitution" for his part in drafting it

Area (sq mi):: 196.85 (land 196.61; water 0.24) Population per square mile: 35.70
Population 2005: 7,027 State rank: 114 Population change: 2000-20005 3.10%; 1990-2000 1.30% Population 2000: 6,813 (White 98.00%; Black or African American 0.80%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.60%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 38.40
Income 2000: per capita $15,880; median household $29,886; Population below poverty level: 13.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,342-$21,213
Unemployment (2004): 6.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.80% Median travel time to work: 33.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 64.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Nicholas County, West Virginia

700 Main St Suite 2
Summersville, WV 26651
Phone: (304) 872-7848
Fax: (304) 872-9600

In central WV, east of Charleston; organized Jan 30, 1818 from Greenbrier, Kanawha, and Randolph counties. Name Origin: For Wilson Cary Nicholas (1761-1820), U.S. senator from VA (1799-1804), U.S. representative (1807-09), and governor (1814-16)

Area (sq mi):: 654.40 (land 648.63; water 5.77) Population per square mile: 40.80
Population 2005: 26,464 State rank: 24 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.40%; 1990-2000 -0.80% Population 2000: 26,562 (White 98.50%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.80%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 39.40
Income 2000: per capita $15,207; median household $26,974; Population below poverty level: 19.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,604-$20,989
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.60% Median travel time to work: 28.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 24.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The company has acquired all of Alpha's operations and reserves in Northern Appalachia (including the Cumberland mine complex) and the Powder River Basin, along with three Central Appalachian mining complexes (the Nicholas mine complex in Nicholas County, West Virginia, and the McClure and Toms Creek mine complexes in Dickenson and Wise Counties, Virginia).
Bids will be received by the Craigsville Public Service District, at the Craigsville Public Library, located at 63 Library Lane, Craigsville, Nicholas County, West Virginia.
2 Surface Mines, Atlantic Leaseco LLC in Nicholas County, West Virginia, received the Surface Mine Reclamation Award 2011 for excellence in design, operation and reclamation of a surface mining operation.