Place:Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States

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Rockcastle County, founded in 1810, is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of 2010, the population was 17,056. Its county seat is Mt. Vernon. The county is named for the Rockcastle River which runs through it. The river, in turn, is named for its majestic rock cliffs.

Rockcastle County is part of the RichmondBerea Micropolitan Statistical Area.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1810 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1810 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
1852 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1855 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1860 No significant boundary changes after this year Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1865 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1873 Court 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
1810 1,731
1820 2,249
1830 2,865
1840 3,409
1850 4,697
1860 5,343
1870 7,145
1880 9,670
1890 9,841
1900 12,416
1910 14,473
1920 15,406
1930 15,149
1940 17,165
1950 13,925
1960 12,334
1970 12,305
1980 13,973
1990 14,803

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External links

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