Muhlenberg County

Muhlenberg County, Kentucky

PO Box 525
Greenville, KY 42345
Phone: (270) 338-1441
Fax: (270) 338-1774

In west-central KY, northeast of Hopkinsville; established Dec 14, 1798 from Christian and Logan counties. Name Origin: For Gen. John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg (1746-1807), an officer in the Revolutionary War, Lutheran minister, and U.S. representative from PA (1789-91; 1793-95; 1799-1801)

Area (sq mi):: 479.43 (land 474.72; water 4.71) Population per square mile: 66.50
Population 2005: 31,548 State rank: 34 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.90%; 1990-2000 1.70% Population 2000: 31,839 (White 93.70%; Black or African American 4.60%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 0.30%. Median age: 38.70
Income 2000: per capita $14,798; median household $28,566; Population below poverty level: 19.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $20,203-$20,658
Unemployment (2004): 7.30% Unemployment change (from 2000): -3.00% Median travel time to work: 24.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 27.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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The underground mines are now known as: The Western Kentucky Coal company, LLC's Genesis Mine (formerly Kronos Mine); and The Muhlenberg County Coal company, LLC's Pride Mine (formerly the Survant Mine).
Armstrong operates the Equality Boot and Lewis Creek surface mines in Ohio County, the Kronos underground mine in Ohio County and the Survant underground mine in neighboring Muhlenberg County.
Country music group The Band Perry has offered to pay the funeral costs for eight children and their mother, who perished in a tragic fire in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky, on January 30.
And daddy won't you take me back to Muhlenberg County / Down by the Green River where Paradise lay /Well, I'm sorry my son, but you're too late in asking/Mister Peabody's coal train has hauled it away.
Although Prine sings of the town of Paradise in Muhlenberg County, we think that true paradise lies many miles upstream.
5 billion 1,500 MW Thoroughbred plant to come on stream in 2005 in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.
LOUIS -- ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) and Peabody Energy (NYSE: BTU) today announced that the Commonwealth of Kentucky has issued a draft air permit for Kentucky NewGas, a planned state-of-the-art coal-to-natural-gas facility that would be sited near Central City in Muhlenberg County.
Ford Regional Training Facility in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky.
9% increase; Muhlenberg County, 886,163 tons, or a 8.
5 billion, 1,500 MW coal-fired power plant and a 6 Mt/y underground mine near Central City in Muhlenberg County, western Kentucky.
LOUIS -- ConocoPhillips (NYSE:COP) and Peabody Energy (NYSE:BTU) today announced the filing of an air permit with the Commonwealth of Kentucky to site a state-of-the-art coal-to-natural-gas facility near Central City in Muhlenberg County.