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Beckton is in Barren County, in the Glasgow metro area.
Beckton is in the Pennyroyal region.
The community was named for James B. Beck, congressman
The latitude of Beckton is 36.984N. The longitude is -86.036W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 748 feet.
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Barren County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Beckton political report.
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