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Letcher County is in the Eastern Coal Field region.The county was named for Robert P. Letcher, who served as governor, congressman and minister to Mexico
In 2002, the per capita personal income in Letcher County was $19,337. This was an increase of 32.3% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 63% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.
5% of Letcher County residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Letcher County ancestry & family history guide.
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Cemeteries in Letcher County include Adams Cemetery, Adams Family Cemetery, Blair Cemetery, Boggs Cemetery, Bonnie Bank Cemetery, Cemetery- Name Unknown, Collins Cemetery, Collins Cemetery, Colson Cemetery, Combs Cemetery ... View cemeteries
Communities in Letcher County include Blackey, Burdine, Carbon Glow, Carcassonne, Colson, Fleming-Neon, Hot Spot, Isom, Jenkins, Millstone ... View communities
School districts in Letcher County include Jenkins Independent, Letcher County ... View school districts
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Libraries in Letcher County include Blackey Public Library, Harry M. Caudill Memorial Library ... View libraries
Letcher County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Letcher County political report.
Hotels in Letcher County include Super 8
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