Breckinridge County, KY

BRECKENRIDGE COUNTY, situated on the northerly boundary of Kentucky, on the southerly side of Ohio river. Length, 38 miles; mean breadth 20, with an area of 760 square miles. The face of the country is broken, and the soil generally fertile. Seat of justice, Hardensburgh. Pop. in 1820, 7,485; in 1830, 7,345; 1840, 8,994; in 1850, 10,593. (Fanning's, 1853)

Place Unit Type
Containing Unit
Birthplace of
Name Type
Cloverport, KY City or Town
Hardinsburg, KY City or Town
Stephensport, KY City or Town
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