Nicholas County


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Nicholas County, Kentucky

PO Box 227
Carlisle, KY 40311
Phone: (859) 289-3730
Fax: (859) 289-3705
www.carlisle-nicholascounty.org

In north-central KY, northeast of Lexington; established Dec 18, 1799 from Bourbon and Mason counties. Name Origin: For Col. George Nicholas (1754-99), officer in the Revolutionary War and first attorney general of KY. He is considered the "Father of the KY Constitution" for his part in drafting it

Area (sq mi):: 196.85 (land 196.61; water 0.24) Population per square mile: 35.70
Population 2005: 7,027 State rank: 114 Population change: 2000-20005 3.10%; 1990-2000 1.30% Population 2000: 6,813 (White 98.00%; Black or African American 0.80%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.10%; Other 0.60%). Foreign born: 0.50%. Median age: 38.40
Income 2000: per capita $15,880; median household $29,886; Population below poverty level: 13.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,342-$21,213
Unemployment (2004): 6.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.80% Median travel time to work: 33.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 64.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Nicholas County, West Virginia

700 Main St Suite 2
Summersville, WV 26651
Phone: (304) 872-7848
Fax: (304) 872-9600

In central WV, east of Charleston; organized Jan 30, 1818 from Greenbrier, Kanawha, and Randolph counties. Name Origin: For Wilson Cary Nicholas (1761-1820), U.S. senator from VA (1799-1804), U.S. representative (1807-09), and governor (1814-16)

Area (sq mi):: 654.40 (land 648.63; water 5.77) Population per square mile: 40.80
Population 2005: 26,464 State rank: 24 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.40%; 1990-2000 -0.80% Population 2000: 26,562 (White 98.50%; Black or African American 0.10%; Hispanic or Latino 0.50%; Asian 0.20%; Other 0.80%). Foreign born: 0.60%. Median age: 39.40
Income 2000: per capita $15,207; median household $26,974; Population below poverty level: 19.20% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,604-$20,989
Unemployment (2004): 5.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.60% Median travel time to work: 28.90 minutes Working outside county of residence: 24.70%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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"My uncle, Ken Likins, had hunted a wildlife management area in Nicholas County several years earlier, and I decided to go up there and check it out."
The company has acquired all of Alpha's operations and reserves in Northern Appalachia (including the Cumberland mine complex) and the Powder River Basin, along with three Central Appalachian mining complexes (the Nicholas mine complex in Nicholas County, West Virginia, and the McClure and Toms Creek mine complexes in Dickenson and Wise Counties, Virginia).
Through the transaction, which was announced in May 2014, Kentucky American Water gains about 500 new water customers and some 300 wastewater clients, plus two wholesale customers, Harrison County Water Association and Nicholas County Water District.
A state board has taken control of Nicholas County's troubled solid waste authority.
1 deep mine in Nicholas County also was being idled.
John Dynak, assistant professor of chemistry on the Greenbrier Valley Campus in Lewisburg, W.Va., and Karen Tally, instructor of allied health on the Nicholas County Campus in Summersville, received the honor at NISOD's annual conference in Austin.
Organizers ran a three-day training camp in nonviolent direct action for 100 activists on a sheep farm in Nicholas County leading up to the action.
In December 2010, Richwood High School in Nicholas County (W.Va.) Schools was identified as a low-performing school by the U.S.
And add to that, Nicholas County is right in between, it's sandwiched.
Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), announced $70,000 through the Economic Development Administration (EDA) to diversify and strengthen the economy of Nicholas County. This investment will strengthen the regional economy by increasing the number of jobs and support of capital investments.
The water system to be acquired serves about 500 people in Millersburg and provides a wholesale water service to Harrison County Water Association and Nicholas County Water District while about 300 people use Millersburg's sanitary sewer system.
A Nicholas County trash fight between the county's recycling authority and a private waste hauler may be nearing its end but tensions remain.