Fleming County, Kentucky

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Fleming County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. It was formed in 1782. As of 2000, the population was 13,792. Its county seat is Flemingsburg[1]. The county is named for Colonel Stephen Fleming. It's a prohibition or dry county. In 1998, the Kentucky General Assembly designated Fleming County as the Covered Bridge Capital of Kentucky.[2]

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 351 square miles (909.1 km2), of which 351 square miles (909.1 km2) is land and 1 square mile (2.6 km2) (0.18%) is water.

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Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 13,792 people, 5,367 households, and 3,966 families residing in the county. The population density was 39 people per square mile (15/km²). There were 6,120 housing units at an average density of 17 per square mile (7/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 97.33% White, 1.41% Black or African American, 0.14% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.28% from other races, and 0.67% from two or more races. 0.75% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

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