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Jamestown is a city in Russell County.

Jamestown is in the Pennyroyal region.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for James Woodridge, who provided land for the townsite

The latitude of Jamestown is 36.984N. The longitude is -85.063W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 971 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,666.


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Median household income
Local
$18,587
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Jamestown demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Jacksonville
Nearby parks & recreation: Lake Cumberland
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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6% of Jamestown residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jamestown ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jamestown was $11,140, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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7% of Jamestown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Jamestown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $194.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $518.


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Libraries in Jamestown include Russell County Public Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Jamestown workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Jamestown include Lake Cumberland State Resort P.

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