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Mercer County, Kentucky

US county information
NameMercer County
US Area
Total Area253.11 sq mi (655.6 km2)
Land Area250.92 sq mi (649.9 km2)
Water Area2.20 sq mi (5.7 km2)
Population20817 (2000)
Density32/km2 (83/sq mi)
Named forHugh Mercer
Time zoneEastern
Time zoneEastern: UTC-5/-4: -5/-4

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Mercer County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of 2000, the population was 20,817. Its county seat is Harrodsburg . The county is named for General Hugh Mercer. It is a prohibition or dry county but Harrodsburg and Pleasant Hill allow the sale of alcohol by the drink.

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