Boyle County

Boyle County, Kentucky

321 W Main St Rm 123
Danville, KY 40422
Phone: (859) 238-1110
Fax: (859) 238-1114

In central KY, southwest of Lexington; organized Feb 15, 1842 from Lincoln and Mercer counties (having the same county seat as the now-abolished Kentucky County, which was organized in 1776 from Fincastle County, VA). Name Origin: For John Boyle (1774-1835), KY legislator, U.S. representative (1803-09), and U.S. judge for District of KY (1826-35)

Area (sq mi):: 182.99 (land 181.90; water 1.09) Population per square mile: 155.90
Population 2005: 28,363 State rank: 39 Population change: 2000-20005 2.40%; 1990-2000 8.00% Population 2000: 27,697 (White 87.00%; Black or African American 9.70%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 0.60%; Other 1.90%). Foreign born: 1.80%. Median age: 36.90
Income 2000: per capita $18,288; median household $35,241; Population below poverty level: 11.90% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,001-$25,597
Unemployment (2004): 6.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.20% Median travel time to work: 18.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 26.70%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Danville County seat (15,428)

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    Meggitt PLC, an international company specializing in high-performance components and sub-systems for the aerospace, defense and selected energy markets, plans to significantly increase its commercial and military aircraft carbon brake manufacturing capacity in Boyle County, creating up to 83 full-time jobs with a nearly $82.7 million investment, Gov.
    Anderson and his girlfriend were driving back from Frankfort over the weekend when the two dropped by a private pond in Boyle County, known for its koi and goldfishes.
    Born and raised in a close-knit household in Boyle County, Kentucky, their dad, Hershel, was a lineman for the Kentucky Utilities Co.
    Perryville City Council was the first of four groups to approve the Area Solid Waste Management Plan's five-year update, presented by Boyle County Solid Waste Management Director Donna Fechter.
    Once free, Jesse Valencia intended never to return to his fire-and-brimstone hometown in the hills of Boyle County, Ky., for more than brief family visits.
    The North Point Training Center in Boyle County started life as a hospital, was first converted to a major juvenile facility and then a medium-security adult institution for convicted felons.
    POSITIONS: Bates is vice president and Yates is president 110-member Boyle County Education Association (BCEA).
    Matt Bevin congratulated International Farmaceutical Extracts LLC (IFE), which specializes in CBD oil extraction and distillation, on its plans for a $6 million-plus manufacturing plant in Boyle County that would create up to 34 full-time jobs over a 10-year period.
    Boyle County Department of Solid Waste Management has secured a $166,596.81 grant from the Division of Waste Management Local Assistance Branch, in an effort to cut down on the amount of solid waste being thrown away by the Northpoint Training Center.
    Lutz is currently working toward earning certification as a Drug and Alcohol Counselor (CADC), and she serves as a board member for the Boyle County Agency for Substance Abuse Policy (ASAP).
    Plans to Renovate and improve Boyle County Schools track facility have been put on hold due to estimated costs exceeding the expected budget.
    With the aim of promoting the investment and job development in Boyle County, the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority preliminarily sanctioned the firm for tax incentives up to $1 million with the Kentucky Business Investment program.