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Breathitt County,
Kentucky

 


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County Courthouse
1137 Main St
Jackson, KY 41339-1119
Phone:
Website: http://www.breathittcounty.ky.gov/
 

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HISTORY

     BREATHITT COUNTY is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. Its county seat is Jackson, Kentucky. The county is named for John Breathitt who was Governor of Kentucky from 1832 to 1834. Breathitt County is a prohibition or dry county.

CITIES AND TOWNS:

* Jackson
* Vancleve
* Lost Creek
* Altro
* Oakdale
* Hayes Branch
* Riverside
* Watts
* Ned
* Hardshell
* Fugates Fork
* Caney
* Nix Branch
* Noble
* Clayhole
* Flintville
* Evanston
* Wilstacy
* Rousseau
* Noctor
* Quicksand
* South Fork
* Rose Branch
* Canoe
* Turners Creek
* Crockettsville
* Chenowee
* Elkatawa
* War Creek
* Morris Fork
* Bays

Adjacent counties:

1. Wolfe County (northwest)
2. Magoffin County (northeast)
3. Knott County (east)
4. Perry County (southeast)
5. Owsley County (southwest)
6. Lee County (west)

County Seat: Jackson
Year Organized: 1839
Square Miles: 492.41
 
 

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