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Jackson County, Kentucky

US county information
NameJackson County
US Area
Total Area346.57 sq mi (897.6 km2)
Land Area346.33 sq mi (897 km2)
Water Area0.24 sq mi (0.6 km2)
Population13495 (2000)
Density15.1/km2 (39/sq mi)
Named forAndrew Jackson, President of the United States (1829 1837).
Time zoneEastern Standard Time
Time zoneEastern Standard Time: -5/-4

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Jackson County is a county located in the Commonwealth of Kentucky. It was formed in 1858 and was named for President Andrew Jackson. As of 2000, the population was 13,495. Its county seat is McKee . It is a prohibition or dry county. Jackson County is home to the Daniel Boone National Forest.

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