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The population of Georgetown is approximately 11,414 (1990), 29098 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 4,506 (1990), 10733 (2010).

The amount of land area in Georgetown is 11.74 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Georgetown to Washington DC is 430 miles. The distance to the Kentucky state capital is 17 miles. (as the crow flies)
Georgetown is positioned 38.20 degrees north of the equator and 84.55 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Georgetown location: 10 miles north of Lexington

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Georgetown history:

A small number of settlers came into this area as early as 1775. First known, in 1782, as Lebanon, Virginia, the town was named Georgetown in 1790 in honor of our first President, George Washington. When Scott County was formed in 1792, Georgetown was designated the first county seat, a position it still holds today. It is said that Georgetown was founded by Elijah Craig, a Baptist minister. He is also known as the inventor of Bourbon Whiskey!

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Georgetown attractions:

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Festival of the Horse
This festival has been held more than 25 years and celebrates the tradition of the horse in this area. Held annually each September

Georgetown and Scott County Museum
229 East Main Street
Georgetown, Kentucky 40324
Phone: 502-863-6201

Georgetown International Kite and Culture Festival
Held each year in April

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