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Magoffin County, Kentucky

US county information
NameMagoffin County
StateKentucky
SeatSalyersville
US Area
Total Area309.44 sq mi (801.4 km2)
Land Area309.44 sq mi (801.4 km2)
Water Area0 sq mi (0 km2)
Population13332 (2000)
Density16.6/km2 (43/sq mi)
Named forBeriah Magoffin, Governor of Kentucky (1859 1862).
Time zoneEastern
Time zoneEastern: UTC-5/-4: -5/-4

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Magoffin County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky which was formed from parts of Floyd, Johnson, and Morgan Counties and officially created on 22 February 1860. As of 2000, the population was 13,332. Its county seat is Salyersville . The county is named for Beriah Magoffin who was Governor of Kentucky (1859-62).


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