AskBiography Logo   Latest News  Follow Us on Twitter  Follow Us on Google Buzz  Became Fan - Facebook  Subscribe to RSSRSS   Bookmark and Share

Edmonson County, Kentucky

US county information
NameEdmonson County
StateKentucky
SeatBrownsville
US Area
Total Area308.01 sq mi (797.7 km2)
Land Area302.62 sq mi (783.8 km2)
Water Area5.39 sq mi (14 km2)
Population11644 (2000)
Density14.7/km2 (38/sq mi)
Named forJohn Edmonson (1764 1813), a captain in the 1st Kentucky Rifle Regiment killed at the Battle of River Raisin
Time zoneCentral
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5: -6/-5

     Home | County | Edmonson County Kentucky



Edmonson County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. It was formed in 1826. As of 2007, the population was 11,978. It is included in the Bowling Green Metropolitan Statistical Area. Its county seat is Brownsville. The county is named for Captain John Edmonson (1764 1813), a veteran of the American Revolutionary War who was killed at the Battle of Frenchtown during the War of 1812. The sale of alcohol is currently prohibited in Edmonson County.


Warning: simplexml_load_file(http://gdata.youtube.com/feeds/api/videos/-/Edmonson/County/Kentucky?orderby=viewCount&max-results=10) [function.simplexml-load-file]: failed to open stream: HTTP request failed! HTTP/1.0 410 Gone in /home/askbio/public_html/index_bio.php on line 257

Warning: simplexml_load_file() [function.simplexml-load-file]: I/O warning : failed to load external entity "http://gdata.youtube.com/feeds/api/videos/-/Edmonson/County/Kentucky?orderby=viewCount&max-results=10" in /home/askbio/public_html/index_bio.php on line 257

Fatal error: Call to a member function children() on a non-object in /home/askbio/public_html/index_bio.php on line 260