Lancaster, Kentucky

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Lancaster is a city in Garrard County, Kentucky, in the United States. As of the 2000 census, the city population was 3,734. It is the county seat of Garrard County[1]. Located south of Lexington, it is the site of the Kennedy House, said to have been used in Uncle Tom's Cabin. The controversial American Civil War training base, Camp Dick Robinson, was located near Lancaster. Additionally, Lancaster is home to the Garrard County High School "Golden Lions".



Lancaster is located at 37°37′7″N 84°34′46″W / 37.61861°N 84.57944°W / 37.61861; -84.57944 (37.618625, -84.579433)[2].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.6 km²), all of it land.

Notable residents


As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 3,734 people, 1,585 households, and 1,020 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,100.4 people per square mile (809.9/km²). There were 1,758 housing units at an average density of 988.9/sq mi (381.3/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 88.14% White, 9.61% African American, 0.08% Native American, 1.12% from other races, and 1.04% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.96% of the population.

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