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Owen County is in the Bluegrass region.The county was named for Col. Abraham Owen, Indian fighter killed at the Battle of Tippecanoe
In 2002, the per capita personal income in Owen County was $18,053. This was an increase of 5.7% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 58% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.
10% of Owen County residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Owen County ancestry & family history guide.
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Cemeteries in Owen County include Alexander Cemetery, Arnold Cemetery, Asa Kemper Cemetery, Barnes Cemetery, Beech Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Benjamin Hancock Cemetery, Bethany Christian Church Cemetery, Brown Cemetery, Burfort Cemetery, Caney Fork Baptist Church Cemetery ... View cemeteries
Communities in Owen County include Gratz, Monterey, Owenton, Perry Park, Wheatley ... View communities
School districts in Owen County include Owen County ... View school districts
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Libraries in Owen County include Owen County Public Library ... View libraries
Owen County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Owen County political report.
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