Greenup County

Greenup County, Kentucky

PO Box 686
Greenup, KY 41144
Phone: (606) 473-7394
Fax: (606) 473-5354

In northeastern KY, northwest of Ashland; established Dec 12, 1803 from Mason County. Name Origin: For Col. Christopher Greenup (c.1750-1818), U.S. representative from KY (1792-97) and governor (1804-08)

Area (sq mi):: 354.51 (land 346.11; water 8.41) Population per square mile: 107.40
Population 2005: 37,184 State rank: 29 Population change: 2000-20005 0.80%; 1990-2000 0.40% Population 2000: 36,891 (White 97.70%; Black or African American 0.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.60%; Asian 0.40%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 39.20
Income 2000: per capita $17,137; median household $32,142; Population below poverty level: 14.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,181-$23,482
Unemployment (2004): 6.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 25.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 57.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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"The Greenup County School District prioritizes the safety of our students.
In addition to The Daily Independent, she will serve as publisher of four affiliated weekly newspapers: Morehead News, Grayson Journal Enquirer, Olive Hill Times and Greenup County News-Times.
There are two recent industrial developments with Braidy Industries building an aluminum mill in Boyd County creating both constructions jobs and 550 manufacturing jobs and Wright-Mix Materials Solutions planning to create 80 new jobs in Greenup County. Management reports that it has been several years since there was any new industrial development in the area.
Braidy CEO Craig Bouchard says the ACTC-developed program will include associate degrees in science and manufacturing in addition to creating a pipeline of talent for the plant and future business in Greenup County. Both ACTC and Braidy officials expect to meet as early as summertime to begin planning.
Over USD 1.3bn will be spent on the mill located in Greenup County Kentucky, close to the city of Ashland.
Armstrong, who teaches 12th-grade world history at Greenup County High School in the Greenup County School District, partnered with the City School in Rawalpindi, Pakistan, and Emrawah Secondary School for Girls in Ramtha, Jordan.
Coeditor Leslie Harper Worthington's introduction, "Finding Home in Lee Smith's <i>Fair and Tender Ladies,"</i> does include sentimental memories of Worthington's grandmother and grandfather, who raised her in several locales outside of Appalachia, although her grandparents hailed from Greenup County, Kentucky, located in the region.
Some other low-level radioactive waste might also have gone to a Greenup County landfill, he said.
Earlier still, Coleman was publisher of The Independent in Ashland, Ky., and the Greenup County News of Greenup, Ky.
Robinson continued to hunt the Greenup County fain' the remainder of the season, but never sighted the big deer again.

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