Fleming County, Kentucky
Fleming County is a county located in the U. S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 14,348, the county was formed in 1798 and named for Colonel John Fleming, an Indian fighter and early settler. Its a prohibition or dry county, in 1998, the Kentucky General Assembly designated Fleming County as the Covered Bridge Capital of Kentucky. Fleming County was established in 1798 from land given by Mason County, the first courthouse, possibly built of logs, was replaced in 1830 and again in 1952. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has an area of 351 square miles. Mason County Lewis County Rowan County Bath County Nicholas County Robertson County As of the census of 2000, there were 13,792 people,5,367 households, the population density was 39 people per square mile. There were 6,120 housing units at a density of 17 per square mile. The racial makeup of the county was 97. 33% White,1. 41% Black or African American,0. 14% Native American,0. 17% Asian,0. 28% from other races,0.
75% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 23. 30% of all households were made up of individuals and 11. 00% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older, the average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 2.99. In the county, the population was out with 25. 40% under the age of 18,8. 40% from 18 to 24,29. 00% from 25 to 44,23. 90% from 45 to 64. The median age was 36 years, for every 100 females there were 96.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.20 males, the median income for a household in the county was $27,990, and the median income for a family was $33,300. Males had an income of $26,463 versus $19,895 for females. The per capita income for the county was $14,214, about 14. 80% of families and 18. 60% of the population were below the poverty line, including 24. 90% of those under age 18 and 20. 10% of those age 65 or over
Oldham County, Kentucky
Oldham County is a county located in the commonwealth of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 60,316 and its county seat is La Grange. The county is named for Colonel William Oldham, after a vote in late 2015, Oldham county has become a completely wet county. Oldham County is part of the Louisville/Jefferson County, KY–IN Metropolitan Statistical Area, Oldham County is the wealthiest county in Kentucky and 20th wealthiest county in the U. S. and ranks second highest in Kentucky for percent of college educated residents. Oldham County lies northeast of the best known of these areas, Oldham County was established on December 15,1823 from parts of Henry and Shelby Counties. It was the 74th Kentucky county, and was named in honor of Col. William Oldham of Jefferson County, initially, it was mainly a rural county with small, scattered developments in places like Westport which was founded in 1800 and served as the county seat early on. When the Louisville and Frankfort Railroad Company introduced rail lines in the area in the 1850s, many new towns and communities sprang up.
Eventually the railroad ceased operating as a form of public transportation, according to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 196 square miles, of which 187 square miles is land and 9.2 square miles is water. It is the 13th smallest county in Kentucky, the countys northern border with Indiana is formed by the Ohio River. Clark County, Indiana Trimble County Henry County Shelby County Jefferson County As of the census of 2000, there were 46,178 people,14,856 households, the population density was 244 per square mile. There were 15,541 housing units at a density of 82 per square mile. The racial makeup of the county was 93. 62% White,4. 21% Black or African American,0. 21% Native American,0. 44% Asian,0. 01% Pacific Islander,0. 55% from other races, and 0. 97% from two or more races. 1. 30% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race,14. 90% of all households were made up of individuals and 4. 80% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.85 and the family size was 3.17.
The age distribution was 27. 40% under the age of 18,6. 90% from 18 to 24,33. 10% from 25 to 44,25. 60% from 45 to 64, the median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 114.00 males, for every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 117.90 males. The median income for a household in the county was $70,171, males had a median income of $46,962 versus $28,985 for females. The per capita income for the county was $25,374, about 2. 90% of families and 4. 10% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4. 50% of those under age 18 and 6. 00% of those age 65 or over
Kentucky, officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky, is a state located in the east south-central region of the United States. Kentucky is one of four U. S. states constituted as a commonwealth, originally a part of Virginia, in 1792 Kentucky became the 15th state to join the Union. Kentucky is the 37th most extensive and the 26th most populous of the 50 United States, Kentucky is known as the Bluegrass State, a nickname based on the bluegrass found in many of its pastures due to the fertile soil. One of the regions in Kentucky is the Bluegrass Region in central Kentucky. In 1776, the counties of Virginia beyond the Appalachian Mountains became known as Kentucky County, the precise etymology of the name is uncertain, but likely based on an Iroquoian name meaning the meadow or the prairie. Kentucky is situated in the Upland South, a significant portion of eastern Kentucky is part of Appalachia. Kentucky borders seven states, from the Midwest and the Southeast, West Virginia lies to the east, Virginia to the southeast, Tennessee to the south, Missouri to the west and Indiana to the northwest, and Ohio to the north and northeast.
Only Missouri and Tennessee, both of which border eight states, touch more, Kentuckys northern border is formed by the Ohio River and its western border by the Mississippi River. The official state borders are based on the courses of the rivers as they existed when Kentucky became a state in 1792, for instance, northbound travelers on U. S.41 from Henderson, after crossing the Ohio River, will be in Kentucky for about two miles. Ellis Park, a racetrack, is located in this small piece of Kentucky. Waterworks Road is part of the land border between Indiana and Kentucky. Kentucky has a part known as Kentucky Bend, at the far west corner of the state. It exists as an exclave surrounded completely by Missouri and Tennessee, Road access to this small part of Kentucky on the Mississippi River requires a trip through Tennessee. The epicenter of the powerful 1811–12 New Madrid earthquakes was near this area, much of the outer Bluegrass is in the Eden Shale Hills area, made up of short and very narrow hills.
The Jackson Purchase and western Pennyrile are home to several bald cypress/tupelo swamps, located within the southeastern interior portion of North America, Kentucky has a climate that can best be described as a humid subtropical climate. Temperatures in Kentucky usually range from daytime summer highs of 87 °F to the low of 23 °F. The average precipitation is 46 inches a year, Kentucky experiences four distinct seasons, with substantial variations in the severity of summer and winter. The highest recorded temperature was 114 °F at Greensburg on July 28,1930 while the lowest recorded temperature was −37 °F at Shelbyville on January 19,1994, due to its location, Kentucky has a moderate humid subtropical climate, with abundant rainfall