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Lyon County, Kentucky

US county information
NameLyon County
US Area
Total Area256.42 sq mi (664.1 km2)
Land Area215.70 sq mi (558.7 km2)
Water Area40.71 sq mi (105.4 km2)
Population8080 (2000)
Density14.7/km2 (38/sq mi)
Named forChittenden Lyon, United States Representative (1827 1835).
Time zoneCentral
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5: -6/-5

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Lyon County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of 2000, the population was 8,080. Its county seat is Eddyville . Created from Caldwell County, Kentucky in 1854, the county was named for former Congressman Chittenden Lyon.

It is a limited dry county, meaning that the sale of alcoholic beverages is prohibited except by the drink in restaurants in the city of Kuttawa that seat at least 100 diners and derive at least 70% of total sales from food.

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