Place:Meade, Kentucky, United States

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Meade County, founded December 17, 1823, and named for Captain James M. Meade of the 17th U.S. Infantry Regiment, who was killed in action at the Battle of River Raisin during the War of 1812, is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of 2010, the population was 28,602. Its county seat is Brandenburg. Meade County is part of the Louisville/Jefferson County, KY–IN Metropolitan Statistical Area.

All of the county's northern border face the Ohio River.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1824 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1824 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1824 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1824 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1824 Probate 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
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 4,131
1840 5,780
1850 7,393
1860 8,898
1870 9,485
1880 10,323
1890 9,484
1900 10,533
1910 9,783
1920 9,442
1930 8,042
1940 8,827
1950 9,422
1960 18,938
1970 18,796
1980 22,854
1990 24,170

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External links

www.rootsweb.com/~kymeade/


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