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?The Maiden City?

Cynthiana is a city in Harrison County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named after Cynthia and Anna, daughters of early landowner Robert Harrison

The latitude of Cynthiana is 38.390N. The longitude is -84.294W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 735 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,260.


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Median household income
Local
$28,519
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Cynthiana demographic reports
Raided by Confederate Gen. John Hunt Morgan's forces in 1862; another raid two years later ended in defeat
Local festivals include:
  • Harrison County Fair - July 7-14, 2007
  • Raggedy Ann Festival - April 21, 2007
Dates often change. Check Cynthiana web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Cynthiana Harrison County Museum
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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Ancestry & family history

12% of Cynthiana residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Cynthiana ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Cynthiana was $15,227, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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11% of Cynthiana residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Cynthiana, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $309.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $646.


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Libraries in Cynthiana include Cynthiana-Harrison County Public Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Cynthiana include Cynthiana Democrat

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

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The average commute time for Cynthiana workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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