Ballard County

Ballard County, Kentucky

PO Box 145
Wickliffe, KY 42087
Phone: (270) 335-5168
Fax: (270) 335-3081

On western border, west of Paducah; organized Feb 15, 1842 from McCracken and Hickman counties. Name Origin: For Maj. Bland W. Ballard (1759-1853), professional Indian fighter and scout, army officer, and KY legislator

Area (sq mi):: 273.60 (land 251.16; water 22.44) Population per square mile: 33.00
Population 2005: 8,277 State rank: 107 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.10%; 1990-2000 4.90% Population 2000: 8,286 (White 94.90%; Black or African American 2.90%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 39.60
Income 2000: per capita $19,035; median household $32,130; Population below poverty level: 13.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $26,124-$27,433
Unemployment (2004): 6.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.70% Median travel time to work: 23.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 47.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The project will further support Phoenix Papers commitment to create 500 good-paying jobs in Ballard County, Gov.
Earlier this year, officials and business leaders announced the establishment of the International Fisheries Industrial Park in Ballard County, where six additional Chinese-owned companies plan to open Asian Carp processing facilities in addition to three existing operations.
The bodies of three people were pulled from Rolling Fork River on Sunday after their vehicle was swept away by floodwaters, a fourth person drowned in Carroll County after a four-wheeler overturned in high water, and a body was discovered in Ballard County near a car abandoned in a flooded ditch.
We serve all of Ballard County (population of entire county is around 8,000) and a portion of McCracken County (considered West McCracken County).
Ballard County is located in extreme western Kentucky, at the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers.
Graduating as a valedictorian of his class from Ballard County High School in 1941, he received an appointment to the U.S.
Lorry Beth Wilson, the ILP administrator for Ballard County Schools, says the system fits with how students like to handle content.
For example, the Ballard County Economic and Industrial Development Board in Wickliffe, Ky., refused to disclose records showing how much the board receives and how it is spent.
Bevin has been involved and supported the Tenn-Tom Waterway and the inland waterway system during his time in office and has worked with new and existing industry along the inland waterway system, such as the re-opening of the Verso Paper Mill in Ballard County by Global Win Wycliffe and expansion at Wacker Chemical Corporation in Calvert City.
paper mill in Ballard County with a $150 million investment expected to create 500 full-time jobs.
Sullivan has been appointed as Property Valuation Administrator (PVA) for Ballard County.
Sullivan, of Wickliffe, has served as chief deputy clerk for the Ballard County PVA for eight years.