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Owen County, Kentucky

100 N Thomas St
Owenton, KY 40359
Phone: (502) 484-3405
Fax: (502) 484-1004
www.owenton.net

In northern KY, northwest of Lexington; organized Feb 6, 1819 from Scott, Gallatin, and Franklin counties. Name Origin: For Abraham Owen (?-1811), officer killed at the Battle of Tippecanoe

Area (sq mi):: 354.16 (land 352.14; water 2.02) Population per square mile: 32.30
Population 2005: 11,374 State rank: 97 Population change: 2000-20005 7.80%; 1990-2000 16.70% Population 2000: 10,547 (White 96.60%; Black or African American 1.10%; Hispanic or Latino 1.00%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.70%). Foreign born: 0.70%. Median age: 37.50
Income 2000: per capita $15,521; median household $33,310; Population below poverty level: 15.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $19,163-$18,804
Unemployment (2004): 4.80% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.60% Median travel time to work: 32.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 58.20%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Owen County, Indiana

60 S Main St County Courthouse
Spencer, IN 47460
Phone: (812) 829-5000
Fax: (812) 829-5004
www.owencounty.org

In west-central IN, northwest of Bloomington; established Dec 21, 1818 from Indian lands. Name Origin: For Col. Abraham Owen (?-1811), killed in the Battle of Tippecanoe

Area (sq mi):: 387.83 (land 385.18; water 2.65) Population per square mile: 59.30
Population 2005: 22,823 State rank: 68 Population change: 2000-20005 4.80%; 1990-2000 26.10% Population 2000: 21,786 (White 97.70%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 0.80%; Asian 0.20%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 37.60
Income 2000: per capita $16,884; median household $36,529; Population below poverty level: 9.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $21,003-$21,832
Unemployment (2004): 5.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.40% Median travel time to work: 33.60 minutes Working outside county of residence: 62.00%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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In recent years, she led the project team that designed and constructed the solution approved by the Kentucky Public Service Commission in 2008: a new 20 million-gallon-per-day water treatment plant in Owen County, Ky.
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