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Owsley County, Kentucky, and the perpetuation of poverty

John R. Burch

Owsley County, Kentucky, and the perpetuation of poverty

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Published by McFarland & Co. in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Poverty -- Kentucky -- Owsley County,
  • Rural poor -- Kentucky -- Owsley County,
  • Sociology, Rural -- Kentucky -- Owsley County,
  • Owsley County (Ky.) -- History,
  • Owsley County (Ky.) -- Economic conditions,
  • Owsley County (Ky.) -- Rural conditions

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 197-213) and index.

    StatementJohn R. Burch, Jr.
    SeriesContributions to southern Appalachian studies -- 18
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHC79.P6 B865 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 221 p. :
    Number of Pages221
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18026126M
    ISBN 100786432640
    ISBN 109780786432646
    LC Control Number2007031835


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Owsley County, Kentucky, is well known by journalists, academics, and local historians as a quintessential example of rural poverty in Appalachia. This study identifies several reasons behind Owsley County’s ongoing struggle with poverty, including the county’s lack of natural resources, a poor transportation system, and a centralized socio.

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InOwsley County, KY had a population of k people with a median age of and a median household income of $22, Between and the population of Owsley County, KY declined from 4, to 4, a % decrease and its median household income grew from $22, to $22, a % increase.

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Owsley County Clerk. Main St #1, Booneville, Kentucky to Monday through Friday. Phone: () Owsley County was formed in from portions of Clay, Breathitt, and Estill Counties and was named for Governor William Owsley. Owsley County was Kentucky's 96th county. Parts of Owsley County were used to form Jackson County in and Lee County in   Owsley was among six counties, all in Eastern Kentucky, with more than half the children living below the poverty level.

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“ In today’s world of flashy e-mail, celebrity book deals and millennium madness, these humble photo-essays on the late 19th and early- to mid. Booneville, the seat of Owsley County, is located on the South Fork of Kentucky River at KY 11 and KY The site was once known as Boones Station, Daniel Boone having once camped in the area, and Moores Station, for a family of late eighteenth century settlers.

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The least populous of the compared counties has a population of 23, The median property tax (also known as real estate tax) in Owsley County is $ per year, based on a median home value of $68, and a median effective property tax rate of % of property value. Owsley County collects very high property taxes, and is among the top 25% of counties in the United States ranked by property tax collections.

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Name Origin: For William Owsley (), judge of the KY Court of Appeals, and governor () Area (sq mi):: Phone: ()