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Hancock County, KY
The county was named for John Hancock, signer of the Declaration of Independence

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The county is in the Owensboro metro area.The estimated population in 2004 was 8,459. This was an increase of  .80% from the 2000 census.

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Median household income
Local
$36,914
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Hancock County demographic reports

In 2002, the per capita personal income in Hancock County was $20,219. This was an increase of 3.5% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 65% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.



County seat: Hawesville

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17% of Hancock County residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hancock County ancestry & family history guide.

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Cemeteries

Cemeteries in Hancock County include Beatty Cemetery, Blackford Cemetery, Boling Chapel Cemetery, Chambers Cemetery, Fairview Cemetery, Greathouse Cemetery, Hawesville Cemetery, Henderson Cemetery, Lamar Cemetery, Mount Eden Baptist Church Cemetery ... View cemeteries

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Communities in Hancock County include Hawesville, Lewisport ... View communities

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School districts in Hancock County include Hancock County ... View school districts

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Libraries in Hancock County include Hancock County Public Library, Lewisport Branch ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Hancock County include Hancock Clarion ... View newspapers

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

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