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Hazard
Perry County, Kentucky

ZipCodes
41701, 41702

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



Page Contents for Hazard, Kentucky

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Kentucky state capital is Frankfort.
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.

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

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.
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The founding of Hazard

1884


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.

NOTED NOTABLES
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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Hazard City Government

City of Hazard
700 Main Street
Hazard, KY 41701
Phone: (606) 436-3171
fax: (606) 436-3252



COUNTY GOVERNMENT


Perry County Clerk
Main Street
Hazard, KY 41701
(606) 436-4614
fax: (606) 439-0557


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Hazard Chamber

Chamber of Commerce
601 Main Street
Hazard KY 41701
Phone: (606) 439-2659


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Hazard Organizations

Chamber of Commerce
601 Main Street
Hazard KY 41701
Phone: (606) 439-2659


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Hazard Libraries

Perry County Public Library
479 High St
Hazard, KY 41701-1701
Phone: 606-436-2475


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Hazard Schools

Perry County School Board
315 Park Ave
Hazard, KY 41701-9548
Phone: 606-439-5814


Eastern Kentucky University
100 Airport Gardens Rd
Hazard, KY 41701-9529
Phone: 606-439-3544


Hazard Community College
1 Community College Dr
Hazard, KY 41701-2403
Phone: 606-436-5721


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Miscellany

The population of Hazard was:
1990 - 5,416
2000 - 4,806

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