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Hickman County, Kentucky



Hickman county was formed in 1822.  It was named for Captain Paschal Hickman, an officer killed in the 1813 Battle of River Raisin.  Hickman is one of 120 counties in the state.  The county seat and largest town is Clinton. 


It is located in the Jackson Purchase region in far western Kentucky.  The estimated population in 2004 was 5,172 and decreasing.  It has a land area of 244.44 square miles, meaning an average of 21.5 people per square mile. 


 It is the least densely populated county in the state, but highest in percentage of residents age 65 or older (18.5%).



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