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Elliott County, Kentucky

US county information
NameElliott County
SeatSandy Hook
US Area
Total Area235.20 sq mi (609.2 km2)
Land Area233.96 sq mi (606 km2)
Water Area1.24 sq mi (3.2 km2)
Population6748 (2000)
Density11.2/km2 (29/sq mi)
Named forJohn Lisle Elliott or John Milton Elliott (1820 1885), legislators.
Time zoneEastern
Time zoneEastern: UTC-5/-4: -5/-4

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Elliott County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. It was formed in 1869. As of 2000, the population is 6,748. Its county seat is Sandy Hook, Kentucky . The county is named for John Milton Elliott, U.S. Congressman; Confederate Justice of the Kentucky Court of Appeals. Elliott County is one of 55 counties in the Kentucky that is a dry county, meaning the sale of alcoholic beverages is prohibited everywhere in the county.

It was formed on April 1, 1869, from parts of Morgan, Lawrence, and Carter counties.

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