Magoffin County

Magoffin County, Kentucky

PO Box 430
Salyersville, KY 41465
Phone: (606) 349-2313
Fax: (606) 349-2109

In east-central KY; organized Feb 22, 1860 from Floyd, Johnson, and Morgan counties. Name Origin: For Beriah Magoffin (1815-85), KY legislator and governor (1859-62)

Area (sq mi):: 309.44 (land 309.44; water 0.01) Population per square mile: 43.50
Population 2005: 13,472 State rank: 85 Population change: 2000-20005 1.10%; 1990-2000 2.00% Population 2000: 13,332 (White 98.90%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.40%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.50%). Foreign born: 0.20%. Median age: 34.30
Income 2000: per capita $10,685; median household $19,421; Population below poverty level: 36.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,710-$17,255
Unemployment (2004): 12.60% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.00% Median travel time to work: 38.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 41.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Magoffin County Rescue Squad chief Carter Conley said it was "a miracle", adding: "God was leading us and this team to the right place."
Then came Perry County, 7.4 million tons, a 1.1% decrease; Harlan County, 4.7 million tons, a 4.7% increase; Floyd County, 2.5 million tons, a 5.1% increase; Martin County, 2 million tons, a 31.6% decrease; Knott County, nearly 2 million tons, a 4.6% increase; Letcher County, 1.6 million tons, a 26.3% decrease; Bell County, 1.41 million tons, a 22.6% increase; Leslie County, 1.4 million tons, a 34.3% decrease; and Magoffin County, 1.2 million tons, a 22.4% decrease.
Middle Fork Development Services LLC operates an active coal mining operation in Magoffin County, Kentucky, with annual production of more than 165,000 tons in fiscal 2013, and revenues of USD8.6m and projected coal production of 325,000 tons in fiscal 2014, and revenues of USD16.3m.
Meanwhile, Dalton's funeral is currently being held at the Magoffin County Funeral Home.
The distribution of unemployment rates among Fourth District counties ranges from 7.7 percent (Allegheny County, Pennsylvania) to 22.3 percent (Magoffin County, Kentucky), with the median county unemployment rate at 11.9 percent.
Here Grammich analyzes a campaign launched in 1991 to halt a proposed landfill in Magoffin County, Kentucky, where United Baptists account for more than half of the church adherents.
Kentucky may not have a collective bargaining law for education employees, but that doesn't stop Magoffin County school support staff from negotiating contract improvements for everybody.
Magoffin County: $1.9M for development of 15+ acres for campsites, cabins, and barns;
They included Pike County, for decades the mountainous region's coal leader, as well as Martin County, Bell County, Leslie County and Magoffin County.
The distribution of unemployment rates among Fourth District counties ranges from 7.5 percent (Butler County, Pennsylvania) to 24.5 percent (Magoffin County, Kentucky), with the median county unemployment rate at 12.1 percent.
Magoffin County recorded the states highest unemployment rate at 11.9 percent.
The distribution of unemployment rates among Fourth District counties ranges from 7.5 percent (Delaware County, Ohio) to 27.0 percent (Magoffin County, Kentucky), with the median county unemployment rate at 12.5 percent.