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Adair County,
Kentucky

 


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County Courthouse
424 Public Square, Suite 1
Columbia, KY 42728-1475
Phone: (270)384-2801
Website: http://www.adaircounty.ky.gov/
 

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HISTORY

     ADAIR COUNTY  is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. Its county seat is Columbia, Kentucky. The county is named for John Adair, then Speaker of the House in Kentucky and later Governor of Kentucky (1820 - 1824).
Adair County also has one of the few remaining American Chestnut trees in America.

Adair County is a prohibition or completely dry county. It is represented in District 51 in the Kentucky House of Representatives by the Republican, John "Bam" Carney of Campbellsville, the seat of Taylor County. Its previous representatives, all Republicans, included were Russ Mobley, Ricky Lee Cox, Ray H. Altman, and Herman Rattliff. The state senator from District 16 is David L. Williams of Burkesville, the President of the Kentucky Senate. Williams's predecessor, Doug Moseley, who served from 19741987, formerly resided in Adair County.

CITY:
* Columbia
UNINCORPORATED COMMUNITIES:
* Breeding
* Gradyville
* Knifley
* Neatsville
* Pellyton
* Sparksville

Adjacent counties:

1. Taylor County - north
2. Casey County - northeast
3. Russell County - east
4. Cumberland County - south
5. Metcalfe County - southwest
6. Green County - northwest

County Seat: Columbia
Year Organized: 1802
Square Miles: 405.28
Size of Board: 7

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