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Breathitt County, Kentucky

US county information
NameBreathitt County
US Area
Total Area495.29 sq mi (1282.8 km2)
Land Area495.19 sq mi (1282.5 km2)
Water Area0.09 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Population13878 (2010)
Density5.4/km2 (14/sq mi)
Named forJohn Breathitt, Governor of Kentucky (1832 1834)
Time zoneEastern
Time zoneEastern: UTC-5/-4: -5/-4

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Breathitt County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. It was formed in 1839.The population was 13,878 in the 2010 Census. Its county seat is Jackson, Kentucky . The county is named for John Breathitt who was Governor of Kentucky from 1832 to 1834. Breathitt County is a prohibition or dry county.

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