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Hodgenville is a city in LaRue County, in the Elizabethtown metro area.
Hodgenville is in the Pennyroyal region.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Robert Hodgen, mill owner.
The latitude of Hodgenville is 37.573N. The longitude is -85.74W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 728 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,787.
Confederate guerrillas burned the county courthouse in 1865 because federal soldiers had used the building as a barracks.
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6% of Hodgenville residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hodgenville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hodgenville was $14,794, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Hodgenville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Hodgenville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $266. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $579.
Libraries in Hodgenville include Larue County Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Hodgenville include LaRue County Herald
LaRue County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hodgenville political report.
The average commute time for Hodgenville workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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