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Calloway County, Kentucky

US county information
NameCalloway County
US Area
Total Area410.79 sq mi (1063.9 km2)
Land Area386.25 sq mi (1000.4 km2)
Water Area24.53 sq mi (63.5 km2)
Population37191 (2010)
Density34/km2 (88/sq mi)
Named forColonel Richard Callaway (1724 1780), pioneer.
Time zoneCentral
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5: -6/-5

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Calloway County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. It was formed in 1823. As of 2010, the population was 37,191. Its county seat is Murray, Kentucky. The county is named for Colonel Richard Callaway, one of the founders of Boonesborough. It was created on November 3, 1822, from Hickman County.

Calloway County is a limited dry county, meaning that sale of alcohol in the county is prohibited except by the drink in restaurants seating at least 100 diners in Murray and at the Murray Golf Course.

Calloway County is home to two school systems, the Murray Independent School District and the Calloway County School District.

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