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Byrdstown is a town in Pickett County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Col. Robert Byrd

The latitude of Byrdstown is 36.574N. The longitude is -85.128W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,027 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 910.


INCOME SNAPSHOT
Median household income
Local
$19,375
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Byrdstown demographic reports
Well-known residents have included:
· Cordell Hull, secretary of state under President Franklin D. Roosevelt
Local festivals include:
  • Sierra Hull Bluegrass Festival - Sept. 8, 2007
  • Streetfest - Aug. 23-25, 2007
Dates often change. Check Byrdstown web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Dale Hollow Lake, Pickett State Park, Obed River Park, Cordell Hull State Park
Historic sites and museums: Cordell Hull Birthplace and Museum
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Byrdstown demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Pickett County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 38549 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

12% of Byrdstown residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Byrdstown ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Byrdstown was $14,462, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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9% of Byrdstown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Byrdstown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $114.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $537.


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Libraries in Byrdstown include Pickett County Public Library ... View libraries

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Pickett County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Byrdstown political report.

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The average commute time for Byrdstown workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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