Nelson County


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Nelson County, Kentucky

113 E Steven Foster St
Bardstown, KY 40004
Phone: (502) 348-1820
Fax: (502) 348-1822

In west-central KY, southeast of Louisville; established Oct 18, 1784 (prior to statehood) from Jefferson County. Name Origin: For Thomas Nelson (1738-89), member of the Continental Congress, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, and governor of VA (1781)

Area (sq mi):: 424.07 (land 422.63; water 1.45) Population per square mile: 97.20
Population 2005: 41,088 State rank: 23 Population change: 2000-20005 9.60%; 1990-2000 26.10% Population 2000: 37,477 (White 92.30%; Black or African American 5.50%; Hispanic or Latino 1.10%; Asian 0.50%; Other 1.10%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 34.90
Income 2000: per capita $18,120; median household $39,010; Population below poverty level: 12.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,877-$26,906
Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.00% Median travel time to work: 26.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 36.40%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Bardstown County seat (10,897)

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    Nelson County, North Dakota

    210 B Ave W Suite 203
    Lakota, ND 58344
    Phone: (701) 247-2462
    Fax: (701) 247-2412

    In east-central ND, west of Grand Forks; organized Mar 9, 1883 (prior to statehood) from Foster and Grand Forks counties. Name Origin: For Nelson E. Nelson (1830-1913), a ND legislator at the time

    Area (sq mi):: 1008.74 (land 981.62; water 27.12) Population per square mile: 3.50
    Population 2005: 3,424 State rank: 34 Population change: 2000-20005 -7.80%; 1990-2000 -15.80% Population 2000: 3,715 (White 98.50%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.20%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 1.70%. Median age: 47.20
    Income 2000: per capita $16,320; median household $28,892; Population below poverty level: 10.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,828-$28,571
    Unemployment (2004): 3.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.30% Median travel time to work: 21.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 24.20%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    Nelson County, Virginia

    84 Courthouse Sq
    Lovingston, VA 22949
    Phone: (434) 263-7000
    Fax: (434) 263-7004
    www.nelsoncounty.com

    In west-central VA, southwest of Charlottesville; organized 1808 from Amherst County. Name Origin: For Thomas Nelson (1738-89), member of the Continental Congress, signer of the Declaration of Independence, and governor of VA (1781)

    Area (sq mi):: 474.31 (land 472.35; water 1.95) Population per square mile: 32.00
    Population 2005: 15,101 State rank: 94 Population change: 2000-20005 4.50%; 1990-2000 13.00% Population 2000: 14,445 (White 81.40%; Black or African American 14.90%; Hispanic or Latino 2.10%; Asian 0.20%; Other 2.20%). Foreign born: 1.90%. Median age: 42.80
    Income 2000: per capita $22,230; median household $36,769; Population below poverty level: 12.10% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,936-$26,325
    Unemployment (2004): 3.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.10% Median travel time to work: 33.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 59.00%
    Cities with population over 10,000: None
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    She previously worked as assistant director of the Monterey Public Library and as director of the Washington County Public Library, bookmobile librarian for the Nelson County Public Library and at the Hardin County Public Library, all in Kentucky.
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