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Louisa is a city in Lawrence County.
Louisa is in the Eastern Coal Field region.
It is the county seat.
One tradition says the town was named for Louisa County, VA. Another says it was named for the Louisa Fork River, and a third says it was named for Louisa Swetnam, one of the first white children born here
The latitude of Louisa is 38.114N. The longitude is -82.603W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 584 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,007.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Louisa demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Lawrence 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 41230 ZIP code.
9% of Louisa residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Louisa ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Louisa was $16,746, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Louisa residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Louisa, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $252. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $740.
Libraries in Louisa include Lawrence County Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Louisa include Big Sandy News
Lawrence County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Louisa political report.
The average commute time for Louisa workers is 29 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Louisa include Super 8.
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