Place:Calloway, Kentucky, United States

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Calloway County, founded in November 1822 and named for Colonel Richard Callaway, one of the founders of Boonesborough, is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of 2010, the population was 37,191. Its county seat is Murray.

As of July 18, 2012 Calloway County is a limited wet county: the sale of alcohol in the county is prohibited, with the exception of the city of Murray.

Calloway County is home to two public school systems, the Murray Independent School District and the Calloway County School District.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1821 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1822 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1823 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1830 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1836 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 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
1856 Court 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
1830 5,164
1840 9,794
1850 8,096
1860 9,915
1870 9,410
1880 13,295
1890 14,675
1900 17,633
1910 19,867
1920 20,802
1930 17,662
1940 19,041
1950 20,147
1960 20,972
1970 27,692
1980 30,031
1990 30,735

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External links

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