Hopkins County


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Hopkins County, Kentucky

10 S Main St
Madisonville, KY 42431
Phone: (270) 821-7361
Fax: (270) 825-5009
www.hopkinscounty.net

In western KY, south of Henderson; established Dec 9, 1806 from Henderson County. Name Origin: For Gen. Samuel Hopkins (1753-1819), officer in the American Revolution and War of 1812, KY legislator, and US. representative (1813-15)

Area (sq mi):: 554.23 (land 550.56; water 3.67) Population per square mile: 84.80
Population 2005: 46,705 State rank: 19 Population change: 2000-20005 0.40%; 1990-2000 0.90% Population 2000: 46,519 (White 91.50%; Black or African American 6.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.50%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 38.30
Income 2000: per capita $17,382; median household $30,868; Population below poverty level: 16.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,820-$23,368
Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -1.70% Median travel time to work: 22.00 minutes Working outside county of residence: 21.00%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Madisonville County seat (19,340)

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    Hopkins County, Texas

    PO Box 288
    Sulphur Springs, TX 75483
    Phone: (903) 438-4074
    Fax: (903) 438-4110
    www.hopkinscountytx.org

    In northeastern TX, northeast of Dallas; organized Mar 25, 1846 from Lamar and Nacogdoches counties. Name Origin: For the pioneer family headed by Henry Harrison Hopkins and James Elliott Hopkins

    Area (sq mi):: 792.74 (land 782.40; water 10.35) Population per square mile: 42.70
    Population 2005: 33,381 State rank: 85 Population change: 2000-20005 4.40%; 1990-2000 10.80% Population 2000: 31,960 (White 81.20%; Black or African American 8.00%; Hispanic or Latino 9.30%; Asian 0.20%; Other 6.80%). Foreign born: 5.60%. Median age: 36.90
    Income 2000: per capita $17,182; median household $32,136; Population below poverty level: 14.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $22,531-$22,987
    Unemployment (2004): 5.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.10% Median travel time to work: 22.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 24.60%
    Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Sulphur Springs County seat (15,081)

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    Sulphur Springs and First National Bank compete directly in the Hopkins County, Texas, banking market ("Hopkins County banking market").(4) City National Bank is the second largest of six depository institutions in the market, controlling deposits of $86.8 million, representing 26.1 percent of total deposits in depository institutions in the market ("market deposits").(5) First National Bank is the fifth largest depository institution in the market, controlling deposits of $26.2 million, representing 7.9 percent of market deposits.
    The gains include salary schedules, sick leave banks, detailed policies for Hopkins County bus drivers, and a fair, seniority-based layoff procedure for ESP in many Kentucky districts.
    Loblolly and short-leaf pines have been planted throughout northeastern Texas in previously lumbered areas, in plantations outside the piney woods, and as ornamental trees in most communities as far west as Paris (Lamar County), Sulphur Springs (Hopkins County), and Athens (Henderson County).
    The Hopkins County Fiscal Court plans that could bring high-speed internet to rural areas of the county.