Fleming County

Fleming County, Kentucky

201 Court Sq
Flemingsburg, KY 41041
Phone: (606) 845-7571
Fax: (606) 845-1312

In northeastern KY, northeast of Lexington; organized Feb 10, 1798 from Mason County. Name Origin: For Col. John Fleming (1760-94), early settler and army officer

Area (sq mi):: 351.47 (land 350.84; water 0.62) Population per square mile: 41.60
Population 2005: 14,610 State rank: 78 Population change: 2000-20005 5.90%; 1990-2000 12.20% Population 2000: 13,792 (White 96.90%; Black or African American 1.40%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 0.20%. Median age: 36.30
Income 2000: per capita $14,214; median household $27,990; Population below poverty level: 18.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,663-$18,481
Unemployment (2004): 5.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 26.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 37.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Brian Creasemean, superintendent of Fleming County Schools in Kentucky, believes that building collaborative networks is a leadership skill.
Sime also dedicates his time to some of the outreach programs run through the athletic departments, such as UK's Fleming County Backpack Program, which coordinates with a local food pantry to deliver weekend lunches to children in need in the local Lexington, Kentucky, area.
4 August 2015 - US-based hospital operator LifePoint Health has closed its acquisition of Kentucky, US-based Fleming County Hospital, the company said.
Fleming County Hospital provides general medical and surgical care for inpatient, outpatient, and emergency room patients.
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Security measures have been improved with remote cameras and a keypad entrance, said Dwayne Price, emergency management director for Fleming County.
I donated my winnings to Jerry Hicks of Fleming County, who recently started a homestead farm.
Fleming County lies in an agricultural region approximately 45 miles northeast of Lexington, where tobacco, a labor-intensive, high-value-per-acre crop, has long been the mainstay of the economy.
Steve Beshear (D) announced a three-year process of installing a permanent cap at the Maxey Flat nuclear waste disposal site in Fleming County will begin next year.
The Kentucky Division of Waste Management (KDWM) hosted an "open house" at Maxey Flats Nuclear Disposal Site to illustrate the cleanup at the 900-acre site located near Hillsboro in Fleming County.