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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    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.
    She explained that the plan provides area designations: the cities of Danville, Junction City and Perryville and then those who don't fall within a city are under Boyle County.
    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.
    Once free, Jesse Valencia intended never to return to his fire-and-brimstone hometown in the hills of Boyle County, Ky.
    Valencia never did move back to Boyle County, but on June 5, 2004, he was buried in those Kentucky hills, having been brutally murdered by his secret lover--a married police officer who worked for the town of Columbia, Mo.
    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).
    Boyle County Department of Solid Waste Management has secured a $166,596.