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Brandenburg is a city in Meade County, in the Louisville metro area.

Brandenburg is in the Pennyroyal region.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Solomon Brandenburg, landholder

The latitude of Brandenburg is 37.998N. The longitude is -86.169W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 568 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,158.


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Median household income
Local
$36,351
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Brandenburg demographic reports
Brandenburg is on the Ohio River
Brandenburg received national attention for a 1974 tornado, which killed 31 people
Local festivals include:
  • Meade County Fair - July 22-28, 2007
Dates often change. Check Brandenburg web sites and events links in the sections below.
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 Brandenburg demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Meade 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 40108 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

11% of Brandenburg residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Brandenburg ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Brandenburg was $17,863, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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17% of Brandenburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Brandenburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $300.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $753.


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Libraries in Brandenburg include Meade County Public Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Brandenburg workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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