Place:Webster, Kentucky, United States

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Webster County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. Webster County was formed in 1860 from parts of the counties of Henderson, Hopkins, and Union. As of 2010, the population is 13,621. Its county seat is Dixon. The county was named for American statesman Daniel Webster (1782-1852). It was mainly pro-Confederate during the American Civil War and was the site several skirmishes and some guerrilla warfare. It is a prohibition or dry county.

Webster County is part of the Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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Timeline

Date Event Source
1860 County formed Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1860 Court records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1860 First census Source:Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790-1990
1860 Land records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1860 Marriage 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
1860 Probate records recorded Source:Red Book: American State, County, and Town Sources
1874 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
1860 7,533
1870 10,937
1880 14,246
1890 17,196
1900 20,097
1910 20,974
1920 20,762
1930 20,534
1940 19,198
1950 15,555
1960 14,244
1970 13,282
1980 14,832
1990 13,955

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