Trigg County

Trigg County, Kentucky

PO Box 1310
Cadiz, KY 42211
Phone: (270) 522-6661
Fax: (270) 522-6662

On the southern border of KY, west of Hopkinsville; organized Jan 27, 1820 from Christian and Caldwell counties. Name Origin: For Col. Stephen Trigg (?-1782), an officer killed in action against Indians at Blue Licks

Area (sq mi):: 481.13 (land 443.12; water 38.01) Population per square mile: 30.10
Population 2005: 13,349 State rank: 87 Population change: 2000-20005 6.00%; 1990-2000 21.60% Population 2000: 12,597 (White 87.70%; Black or African American 9.80%; Hispanic or Latino 0.90%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.60%). Foreign born: 0.80%. Median age: 40.50
Income 2000: per capita $17,184; median household $33,002; Population below poverty level: 12.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $23,307-$26,473
Unemployment (2004): 5.00% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.70% Median travel time to work: 26.20 minutes Working outside county of residence: 38.40%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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City of Cadiz: Trigg County Hospital has been assigned $155,550 to build four new private patient rooms to implement a swing-bed program that will allow patients to recover in a hospital setting as opposed to a nursing home.
The species was first reported from the Ohio River basin in 1981, when two live individuals were discovered in Kentucky Lake, Trigg County, Kentucky (Pharris et al.
WNS was first detected in Kentucky in April 2011 in Trigg County (180 km from Mammoth Cave) (7).
Heavy layoffs leading up to the shutdown pushed the Trigg County rate to 15.
Recently the Trigg County FFA came to the farm to learn the skills of halter breaking.
Field immediately sought treatment at Trigg County Hospital's (TRIGG) ER.
In an unwholesome prank that spread from the administrative office to the classroom, students at Trigg County Middle School in Cadiz, Kentucky, were recently given heart-shaped Tender Vittles cat treats and told they were Valentine's candies, Kentucky New Era reports.
After mixed public response, an ordinance is being tabled by the Trigg County Fiscal Court for the regulation of poultry farms.
56 in Trigg County, has two lanes, each 10 feet wide, with no shoulders.