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Webster County, Kentucky

US county information
NameWebster County
Largest cityProvidence
US Area
Total Area335.68 sq mi (869.4 km2)
Land Area334.75 sq mi (867 km2)
Water Area0.93 sq mi (2.4 km2)
Population14120 (2000)
Density16.2/km2 (42/sq mi)
Named forDaniel Webster (1782 1852), American statesman.
Time zoneCentral
Time zoneCentral: UTC-6/-5: -6/-5

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Webster County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. Webster County was formed in 1860 from parts of the counties of Henderson, Hopkins, and Union. As of 2000, the population is 14,120. Its county seat is Dixon . The county was named for American statesman Daniel Webster (1782-1852). It was mainly pro-Confederate during the American Civil War and was the site several skirmishes and some guerrilla warfare. It is a prohibition or dry county.

Webster County is part of the Evansville, IN-KY Metropolitan Statistical Area.

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