Cumberland County, KY
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Cumberland County Statistics

According to the 2000 census, the county has a total area of 310.85 square miles , of which 305.82 square miles is land.


About Cumberland County, KY

Cumberland County is a county located in the state of Kentucky in the United States . It was formed in 1799. As of 2000, the population was 7,147. Its county seat is Burkesville, Kentucky . The county is named for the Cumberland River ; it is a prohibition or dry county .

Thomas Lincoln 1780-1844, the first Constable of Cumberland County, KY, was the son of Hannaniah Lincoln 1756-1816. His bond for constable was signed by his father-in-law, Jesse Gee. Thomas Lincoln moved to Preble County, Ohio and later to Montgomery County, Indiana. This Thomas Lincoln was a half second cousin to Thomas Lincoln, father of U.S. President Abraham Lincoln. The first American oil well was struck 3 miles north of Burkesville in 1829 on highway 61, but it is generally not recognized as such because the drillers were not searching for oil. Cumberland County was the birthplace of Joel Cheek who later made Maxwell House coffee. It was the first county in the United States to elect a female sheriff , Pearl Carter Pace . Burkesville is the first city downstream from Wolf Creek Dam. There has been much recent concern about the dams stability. The Cumberland County Public Library is located at 114 Hill St in Burkesville. Its holdings include many local family histories, photos and other artifacts.


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