Place:Owen, Kentucky, United States

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Owen County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. According to the 2010 Census, the population was 10,841. Its county seat is Owenton. The county is named for Colonel Abraham Owen. It is a prohibition or dry county, with the exception of a winery (Elk Creek Vineyards) that is authorized to sell its product to the public.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1819 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1819 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1819 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1819 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1819 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1820 First census 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
1880 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990

Population History

source: Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
Census Year Population
1820 2,031
1830 5,786
1840 8,232
1850 10,444
1860 12,719
1870 14,309
1880 17,401
1890 17,676
1900 17,553
1910 14,248
1920 12,554
1930 10,710
1940 10,942
1950 9,755
1960 8,237
1970 7,470
1980 8,924
1990 9,035

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External links

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