Place:Edmonson, Kentucky, United States

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Edmonson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. It was formed in 1826. As of 2012, the population was 12,071. It is included in the Bowling Green Metropolitan Statistical Area. Its county seat is Brownsville. The county is named for Captain John "Jack" Edmonson (1764–1813), a veteran of the American Revolutionary War who was killed at the Battle of Frenchtown during the War of 1812. The sale of alcohol is currently prohibited in Edmonson County.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1824 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1824 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1825 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1825 Land 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
1830 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1843 Marriage 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
1830 2,642
1840 2,914
1850 4,088
1860 4,645
1870 4,459
1880 7,222
1890 8,005
1900 10,080
1910 10,469
1920 10,894
1930 11,475
1940 11,344
1950 9,376
1960 8,085
1970 8,751
1980 9,962
1990 10,357

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External links

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