Knox County, KY

KNOX COUNTY, situated in the southeast part of Kentucky, and traversed by Cumberland river. Area, 495 square miles. Face of the country hilly and mountainous. Seat of justice, Barboursville. Pop. in 1810, 5,875; in 1820, 3,661; in 1830, 4,321; in 1840, 5,722; in 1850, 7,050. (Fanning's, 1853)
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Barbourville, KY City or Town
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