County Named, 1838

County Named, 1838 (HM1EGH)

Location: Grayson, KY 41143 Carter County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 19.986', W 82° 57.114'

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For Col. William Grayson Carter, state senator, 1834-36. The 88th Ky. county formed, 32nd in size. Carter was created from Greenup and Lawrence. Noted in early years for 5 iron furnaces, its clay products, industry developed in late 1800's. Carter Caves, a major source of saltpeter during War of 1812, has been important tourist attraction since 1924.
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HM NumberHM1EGH
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
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Marker Number1247
Year Placed1969
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society-Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 15th, 2014 at 6:10pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 329398 N 4244576
Decimal Degrees38.33310000, -82.95190000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 19.986', W 82° 57.114'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 19' 59.16" N, 82° 57' 6.84" W
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Area Code(s)606, 859
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300-398 W Main St, Grayson KY 41143, US
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