Jackson County, Kentucky

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Jackson County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. It was formed in 1858. As of 2000, the population was 13,495. Its county seat is McKee[1]. The county is named for Andrew Jackson; it's a prohibition or dry county.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 347 square miles (899 km2), of which 346 square miles (896 km2) is land and 1 square mile (2.6 km2) is water.

Adjacent counties

National protected area

Demographics

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 13,495 people, 5,307 households, and 3,953 families residing in the county. The population density was 39 per square mile (15 /km2). There were 6,065 housing units at an average density of 18 per square mile (6.9 /km2). The racial makeup of the county was 99.17% White, 0.05% Black or African American, 0.19% Native American, 0.01% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.04% from other races, and 0.52% from two or more races. 0.53% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

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