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Jamestown is a city in Russell County.
Jamestown is in the Pennyroyal region.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for James Woodridge, who provided land for the townsite
The latitude of Jamestown is 36.984N. The longitude is -85.063W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 971 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,666.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Jamestown demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Russell 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 42629 ZIP code.
6% of Jamestown residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jamestown ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jamestown was $11,140, compared with $21,587 nationally.
7% of Jamestown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Jamestown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $194. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $518.
Libraries in Jamestown include Russell County Public Library ... View libraries
Russell County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jamestown political report.
The average commute time for Jamestown workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Jamestown include Lake Cumberland State Resort P.
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