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Jamestown, Kentucky

Jamestown is a house rule-class metropolis[3] in Russell County, Kentucky, within the United States. It is the seat of its county.[4] The inhabitants was 1,794 on the 2010 U.S. census.

The local weather on this space is characterised by sizzling, humid summers and customarily delicate to chill winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Jamestown has a moist subtropical local weather, abbreviated “Cfa” on local weather maps.[12]

Jamestown has a lending library, a department of the Russell County Public Library.[11]

The median family earnings was $18,587 and the median household earnings was $25,234. Males had a median earnings of $24,375 versus $20,380 for females. The per capita earnings for town was $11,140. About 25.8% of households and 30.0% of the inhabitants had been under the poverty line, together with 44.5% of these below age 18 and 14.2% of these age 65 or over.

The age distribution was 23.0% below the age of 18, 7.9% from 18 to 24, 24.4% from 25 to 44, 22.0% from 45 to 64, and 22.7% 65 or older. The median age was 41 years. For each 100 females, there have been 83.7 males. For each 100 females age 18 and over, there have been 79.7 males.

Of the 662 households 30.5% had youngsters below the age of 18 dwelling with them, 44.3% had been married {couples} dwelling collectively, 15.0% had a feminine householder with no husband current, and 36.3% had been non-families. 34.1% of households had been one particular person and 15.6% had been one particular person aged 65 or older. The common family dimension was 2.25 and the typical household dimension was 2.87.

At the 2000 census there have been 1,624 folks in 662 households, together with 421 households, within the metropolis. The inhabitants density was 722.5 folks per sq. mile (278.7/km2). There had been 755 housing models at a median density of 335.9 per sq. mile (129.6/km2). The racial make-up of town was 94.89% White, 3.51% African American, 0.43% Asian, 0.12% from different races, and 1.05% from two or extra races. Hispanic or Latino of any race had been 0.86%.[10]

The neighborhood was established in 1826 to be the seat of the newly fashioned Russell County. It was briefly referred to as Jacksonville in honor of General Andrew Jackson,[6] who had simply gained a plurality of the favored vote throughout the 1824 presidential election however misplaced the runoff within the House of Representatives, largely due to the “corrupt discount” struck by Henry Clay and John Quincy Adams. However, an anti-Jacksonian celebration loyal to Clay got here into energy the identical yr[7] and the put up workplace was established in November as Jamestown after native landowner James Wooldridge, who (collectively together with his brother John) had donated 110 acres of land for the city. The act of the state legislature incorporating town in December[8] continued this identify, which town has used since.[6]

Jamestown is situated at 36°59′5″N 85°4′1″W / 36.98472°N 85.06694°W / 36.98472; -85.06694 (36.984730, -85.066840).[5] According to the United States Census Bureau, town has a complete space of two.2 sq. miles (5.7 km2), all land.

Location of Jamestown in Russell County, Kentucky.

Location of Jamestown in Russell County, Kentucky.

Location of Jamestown in Russell County, Kentucky.

Location of Jamestown in Russell County, Kentucky.

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