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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    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).
    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.