Place:Trigg, Kentucky, United States

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Trigg County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of 2000, the population was 12,597. Its county seat is Cadiz. It was formed in 1820 and named for Stephen Trigg, a frontier officer in the American Revolutionary War who died in the Battle of Blue Licks. Trigg was a prohibition or dry county until 2009, when the county's voters narrowly approved a referendum to repeal the prohibition on alcohol sales.[1]

Trigg County is governed by a Fiscal Court, which is led by a Judge-Executive. The current Judge-Executive is Stanley H. Humphries (R).

Trigg County is part of the Clarksville, TN–KY Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1820 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1820 Court 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
1820 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1820 Marriage records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1820 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
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
1820 3,874
1830 5,916
1840 7,716
1850 10,129
1860 11,051
1870 13,686
1880 14,489
1890 13,902
1900 14,073
1910 14,539
1920 14,208
1930 12,531
1940 12,784
1950 9,683
1960 8,870
1970 8,620
1980 9,384
1990 10,361

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External links

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