Place:Mason, Kentucky, United States

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Mason County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of 2010, the population was 17,490. Its county seat is Maysville. The county is named for George Mason, a Virginia delegate to the U.S. Constitutional Convention, known as the "Father of the Bill of Rights". Mason County was partitioned from Bourbon County, Virginia, in 1788.

Mason County is part of the Maysville Micropolitan Statistical Area.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1789 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1789 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1789 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1789 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1790 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1791 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1810 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
1790 2,729
1800 12,182
1810 12,459
1820 13,588
1830 16,199
1840 15,719
1850 18,344
1860 18,222
1870 18,126
1880 20,469
1890 20,773
1900 20,446
1910 18,611
1920 17,760
1930 18,862
1940 19,066
1950 18,486
1960 18,454
1970 17,273
1980 17,765
1990 16,666

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External links

www.rootsweb.com/~kymason/mason.html


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