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Perry County is in the Eastern Coal Field region.The county was named for Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry, War of 1812 hero
In 2002, the per capita personal income in Perry County was $20,926. This was an increase of 28.9% from 1997. The 2002 figure was 68% of the national per capita income, which was $30,906.
4% of Perry County residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Perry County ancestry & family history guide.
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Cemeteries in Perry County include Aims Cemetery, Allen Cemetery, Ary Cemetery, Brewer Cemetery, Campbell and Napier Cemetery, Campbell and Napier Cemetery, Campbell Cemetery, Campbell Cemetery, Caudill Cemetery, Chestnut Gap Cemetery ... View cemeteries
Communities in Perry County include Allock, Blue Diamond, Bonnyman, Buckhorn, Christopher, Combs, Cornettsville, Diablock, Dwarf, Hazard ... View communities
Colleges in Perry County include Hazard Community College ... View colleges
School districts in Perry County include Hazard Independent, Perry County ... View school districts
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Libraries in Perry County include Perry County Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Perry County include Hazard Herald ... View newspapers
Perry County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Perry County political report.
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