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Powell County, Kentucky

US county information
NamePowell County
US Area
Total Area180.20 sq mi (466.7 km2)
Land Area180.14 sq mi (466.6 km2)
Water Area0.07 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Population13237 (2000)
Density28.6/km2 (74/sq mi)
Time zoneEastern
Time zoneEastern: UTC-5/-4: -5/-4

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Powell County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of 2000, the population is 13,237. Its county seat is Stanton . The county was formed January 7, 1852, by Kentucky Governor Lazarus W. Powell. It is a prohibition or dry county.

Powell County is home to Natural Bridge State Park and the Red River Gorge Geologic Area, two of Kentucky's most important natural areas and ecotourism destinations, as well as Pilot Knob State Nature Preserve.

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