Place:Allen, Kentucky, United States

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Allen County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of 2010, the population is 19,956. Its county seat is Scottsville, Kentucky. The county is named for Colonel John Allen, a state senator and soldier who was killed leading the 1st Regiment of Kentucky Rifleman at the Battle of Frenchtown, Michigan during the War of 1812. Allen County is a prohibition or completely dry county. It was formed in 1815 from parts of Barren and Warren counties.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1815 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1815 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1815 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1816 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1820 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1820 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1826 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1852 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1820 5,327
1830 6,485
1840 7,329
1850 8,742
1860 9,187
1870 10,296
1880 12,089
1890 13,692
1900 14,657
1910 14,882
1920 16,761
1930 15,180
1940 15,496
1950 13,787
1960 12,269
1970 12,598
1980 14,128
1990 14,628

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External links

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