Place:LaRue, Kentucky, United States

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NameLaRue
Alt namesLa Ruesource: Family History Library Catalog
Laruesource: Getty Vocabulary Program
LaRuesource: WeRelate abbreviation
TypeCounty
Coordinates37.55°N 85.7°W
Located inKentucky, United States     (1843 - )
See alsoHardin, Kentucky, United StatesParent county (source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990)
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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LaRue County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. It is included in the Elizabethtown, Kentucky, Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of 2010, the population was 14,193. Its county seat is Hodgenville, a city better known for being the birthplace of United States President Abraham Lincoln. LaRue is a prohibition or dry county..

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History

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LaRue County was formed on March 4, 1843 from portions of Hardin County. It was named after John LaRue, an early settler in this area. It contains the birthplace of Abraham Lincoln.

Timeline

Date Event Source
1843 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1843 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1843 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1843 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1843 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1850 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
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

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1850 5,859
1860 6,891
1870 8,235
1880 9,793
1890 9,433
1900 10,764
1910 10,701
1920 10,004
1930 9,093
1940 9,622
1950 9,956
1960 10,346
1970 10,672
1980 11,922
1990 11,679

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External links

www.rootsweb.com/~kylarue/larue4.htm


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