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Perry County,


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Come Home to the Mountains
If You Can't Stop, Smile as You Go By

The Kentucky state capital is Frankfort.

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41701, 41702

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The population of Hazard is approximately 4,806 (2000), 4456 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,277 (1990), 1918 (2010).

The amount of land area in Hazard is 16.813 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Hazard to Washington DC is 368 miles. The distance to the Kentucky state capital is 114 miles. (as the crow flies)
Hazard is positioned 37.25 degrees north of the equator and 83.19 degrees west of the prime meridian.

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Hazard location: in southeast Kentucky, not far from the Virginia border. Nearby communities include Diablock, Bulon, Airport Gardens, Combs and Jeff

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History & History Related Items

Hazard history:

Photographic History of Hazard/Perry County, Kentucky
Go to this page for a summary history of Hazard and Perry County.

Check this history page from the city of Hazard.
The founding of Hazard: 1884
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Hazard attractions:

Get the Hazard, Kentucky and Perry County News daily on the internet. Hazard's home-owned newspaper

United States Air Force Auxiliary Civil Air Patrol Jim Brewer Composite Squadron located at the Wendell Ford Airport.

The Mother Goose House This is a unique round stone building, with a large goose on top of it. The building looks like a goose sitting on a nest. It was built by George Stacy and completed in 1940 and features oval windows. It was first used as a house. A grocery store was added later and then used as an apartment.

Don McGuire
Hazard, Kentucky is the home town of Don McGuire. Don McGuire was part of the singing group The Hilltoppers whose song "P. S. I Love You" was the most popular song in the US for the year 1952, based on Hit Parade ratings.

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