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Allen County, Kentucky

US county information
NameAllen County
US Area
Total Area352.04 sq mi (911.8 km2)
Land Area346.12 sq mi (896.5 km2)
Water Area5.92 sq mi (15.3 km2)
Population19956 (2010)
Density19.7/km2 (51/sq mi)
Named forJohn Allen (1771 1813), soldier in the War of 1812.
Time zoneCentral
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5: -6/-5

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Allen County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of 2010, the population is 19,956. Its county seat is Scottsville, Kentucky . The county is named for Colonel John Allen, who was killed at the Battle of Frenchtown, Michigan during the War of 1812. Allen County is a prohibition or completely dry county. It was formed in 1815 from parts of Barren and Warren counties.

Evangelist Mordecai Ham was born on a farm in Allen County in 1877.

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