Place:Knott, Kentucky, United States

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Knott County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. It was formed in 1884. As of 2010, the population was 16,346. Its county seat is Hindman. The county is named for James Proctor Knott, Governor of Kentucky (1883–1887). It is a prohibition or dry county. Its county seat is home to the Hindman Settlement School, founded as America's first settlement school. The Knott County town of Pippa Passes is home to Alice Lloyd College.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1883 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1884 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1884 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1888 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1890 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1890 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1891 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1911 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
1890 5,438
1900 8,704
1910 10,791
1920 11,655
1930 15,230
1940 20,007
1950 20,320
1960 17,362
1970 14,698
1980 17,940
1990 17,906

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