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Hardinsburg is a city in Breckinridge County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Capt. William Hardin, settler.

The latitude of Hardinsburg is 37.78N. The longitude is -86.46W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 709 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,393.


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Median household income
Local
$26,447
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Hardinsburg demographic reports
Confederate guerillas raided the town in 1864, but local residents forced them to retreat.
Well-known residents have included:
· Alfred "Butch" Beard Jr., basketball player
Local festivals include:
  • Breckinridge County Fair - July 9-14, 2007
  • Hoedown Day - Oct. 13, 2007
Dates often change. Check Hardinsburg 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 Hardinsburg demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Breckinridge 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 40144 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

17% of Hardinsburg residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hardinsburg ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hardinsburg was $18,307, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% of Hardinsburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Hardinsburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $268.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $670.


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Libraries in Hardinsburg include Breckinridge County Public Library ... View libraries

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

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

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