Place:Hancock, Kentucky, United States

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Hancock County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of 2000, the population was 8,392. It is included in the Owensboro, Kentucky, Metropolitan Statistical Area. Its county seat is Hawesville. Hancock is a prohibition or dry county.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1820 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1829 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1829 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1829 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
1830 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1834 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
1830 1,515
1840 2,581
1850 3,853
1860 6,213
1870 6,591
1880 8,563
1890 9,214
1900 8,914
1910 8,512
1920 6,945
1930 6,147
1940 6,807
1950 6,009
1960 5,330
1970 7,080
1980 7,742
1990 7,864

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