Metcalfe County

(redirected from Metcalfe County, Kentucky)
Also found in: Wikipedia.

Metcalfe County, Kentucky

PO Box 25
Edmonton, KY 42129
Phone: (270) 432-4821
Fax: (270) 432-5176

In south-central KY, east of Bowling Green; organized Feb 1, 1860 from Adair, Monroe, Cumberland, Barren, and Green counties. Name Origin: For Capt. Thomas Metcalfe (1780-1855), KY legislator, governor (1828-32), and U.S. senator (1848-49)

Area (sq mi):: 290.96 (land 290.90; water 0.07) Population per square mile: 35.10
Population 2005: 10,197 State rank: 99 Population change: 2000-20005 1.60%; 1990-2000 12.00% Population 2000: 10,037 (White 96.80%; Black or African American 1.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.90%). Foreign born: 0.20%. Median age: 37.70
Income 2000: per capita $13,236; median household $23,540; Population below poverty level: 23.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $17,275-$18,496
Unemployment (2004): 4.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.70% Median travel time to work: 26.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 46.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
See other counties in .
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The rehearsal facility was put at our disposal and we had nothing but encouragement from everyone." Black Stone Cherry began performing at small venues in Edmonton and around Metcalfe County, Kentucky. They released their first demo CD in 2003 and recorded their self-titled debut album three years later.