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Kentucky Bourbon

Bourbon is a popular county in the state of Kentucky in the United States. Kentucky Bourbon County was formed in 1786. Paris is the county seat of Bourbon County, Kentucky. The county is widely known as the birthplace of bourbon whiskey; in fact the famous whiskey is named after Bourbon County.

Kentucky Bourbon County is surrounded by Harrison County (northwest), Nicholas County (northeast), Bath County (east), Montgomery County (southeast), Clark County (south), Fayette County (southwest), and Scott County (west). Major towns and cities of Bourbon County include Millersburg, North Middletown, and Paris.

According to the Census Bureau of the United States, Kentucky Bourbon County has a total area of 755 km² (292 mi²). The 1 km² (0 mi²) of the county (0.08%) is water. Bourbon County has no sizeable lakes, but there are several streams in the county. Stoner Creek, on which the county seat is situated, is the Primary among streams. The large stream Stoner Creek is a principal tributary of the South Fork of the Licking River.

Kentucky Bourbon County’s topography is predominantly gently rolling hills. Though deciduous trees are a common feature of the landscape, the county has very little land area that can be characterized as forested. Most of forests have removed due to agricultural development in the county.

According to the Census Bureau, the racial composition of the Kentucky Bourbon County include 90.38% White, 6.94% Black or African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.14% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 1.36% from other races, and 1.02% from two or more races, and 2.60% of the population is Hispanic or Latino of any race.

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