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Barbourville is a city in Knox County.

Barbourville is in the Eastern Coal Field region.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for James Barbour, who offered land for the city site.

The latitude of Barbourville is 36.866N. The longitude is -83.888W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 981 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,493.


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Median household income
Local
$13,297
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Barbourville demographic reports
Barbourville is on the Cumberland River.
Local festivals include:
  • Daniel Boone Festival - Oct. 7-13, 2007
Dates often change. Check Barbourville web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Daniel Boone National Forest
Historic sites and museums: Dr. Thomas Walker State Historic Site, Knox Historical Museum
Colleges and universities: Union College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Barbourville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Knox County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 40949 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

6% of Barbourville residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Barbourville ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Barbourville was $11,485, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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18% of Barbourville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Barbourville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $221.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $788.


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Libraries in Barbourville include Knox County Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Barbourville include Barbourville Mountain Advocate

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Knox County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Barbourville political report.

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The average commute time for Barbourville workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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