Place:Breckinridge, Kentucky, United States

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Breckinridge County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. It was formed in 1799. The population was 20,059 in the 2010 Census. Its county seat is Hardinsburg, Kentucky. The county is named for John Breckinridge (1760–1806), an Kentucky Attorney General, state legislator, United States Senator, and United States Attorney General. Breckinridge County is a wet county following a local option election on January 29, 2013 but was a prohibition or dry county for the prior 105 years.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1800 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1800 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1800 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1800 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1803 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1840 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1852 Birth records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1860 Marriage 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
1800 807
1810 3,430
1820 7,485
1830 7,345
1840 8,944
1850 10,593
1860 13,236
1870 13,440
1880 17,486
1890 18,976
1900 20,534
1910 21,034
1920 19,652
1930 17,368
1940 17,744
1950 15,528
1960 14,734
1970 14,789
1980 16,861
1990 16,312

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