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Owenton is a city in Owen County.
Owenton is in the Bluegrass region.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for Col. Abraham Owen, killed in the Battle of Tippecanoe.
The latitude of Owenton is 38.536N. The longitude is -84.841W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 968 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,453.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Owenton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Owen 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 40359 ZIP code.
13% of Owenton residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Owenton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Owenton was $14,955, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of Owenton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Owenton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $213. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $661.
Libraries in Owenton include Owen County Public Library ... View libraries
TV stations in Owenton include WKON.
Owen County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Owenton political report.
The average commute time for Owenton workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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