Place:Boyd, Kentucky, United States

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Boyd County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. It was formed in 1860. Its are found at the northeastern edge of the state the near the Ohio River and Big Sandy River, nestled in the verdant rolling hills of Appalachia. The county seat is Catlettsburg. Its largest municipality is the city of Ashland.

The population was 49,542 in the 2010 Census. Boyd County is part of the Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH, Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). As of the 2010 census, the MSA had a population of 287,702. New definitions from February 28, 2013 placed the population at 363,000.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1816 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1859 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1860 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1860 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1860 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1860 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1860 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1860 Probate 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
1860 6,044
1870 8,573
1880 12,165
1890 14,033
1900 18,834
1910 23,444
1920 29,281
1930 43,849
1940 45,938
1950 49,949
1960 52,163
1970 52,376
1980 55,513
1990 51,150

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External links

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