Trimble County

Trimble County, Kentucky

30 Hwy 42 E
Bedford, KY 40006
Phone: (502) 255-7174
Fax: (502) 255-7045

On the northwestern border of KY, northeast of Louisville; established Feb 9, 1837 from Gallatin, Oldham, and Henry counties. Name Origin: For Robert Trimble (1777-1828), KY jurist and associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court (1826-28)

Area (sq mi):: 156.23 (land 148.85; water 7.38) Population per square mile: 60.60
Population 2005: 9,023 State rank: 103 Population change: 2000-20005 11.10%; 1990-2000 33.40% Population 2000: 8,125 (White 97.20%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 0.10%; Other 1.80%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 35.70
Income 2000: per capita $16,354; median household $36,192; Population below poverty level: 13.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $15,843-$16,505
Unemployment (2004): 5.10% Unemployment change (from 2000): -2.80% Median travel time to work: 30.70 minutes Working outside county of residence: 76.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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RELIANCE ON COAL-FIRED RESOURCES: Coal-fired resources provide approximately 69% of IMPA's energy requirements and should remain the cornerstone of the agency's portfolio given the commissioning of the Trimble County Unit 2 and Prairie State Energy Campus (PSEC) Units.
IMPROVED PLANT OPERATING PERFORMANCE: While initial operating performance at PSEC and Trimble County units were plagued by a series of planned and unplanned outages, availability and operating performance have improved over the past few years.
facilities: Mill Creek Generating Station in Jefferson County, Trimble County Generating Station, and Ghent Generating Station near Carrollton, Ky.