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Stanton is a city in Powell County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for Richard Stanton, congressman.

The latitude of Stanton is 37.845N. The longitude is -83.858W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 673 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,026.


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Median household income
Local
$25,750
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Stanton demographic reports
With construction of the railroads, became a shipping point for coal and lumber from the Appalachian Mountains.
Local festivals include:
  • Powell County Fair - Sept. 8-15, 2007
  • Pedals & Blooms Bicycle Festival - June 8-10, 2007
Dates often change. Check Stanton 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 Stanton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Powell 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 40380 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

5% of Stanton residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Stanton ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Stanton was $13,521, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Stanton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $369.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $636.


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Libraries in Stanton include Powell County Public Library ... View libraries

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

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

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