Beckham County

Beckham County (HM28ED)

Location: Olive Hill, KY 41164 Carter County
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N 38° 17.7741', W 83° 10.8455'

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Created from parts of Carter, Lewis and Elliott counties with county seat here by legislative act signed February 9, 1904, by Governor J. C. W. Beckham, for whom it was named. C. C. Brooks appointed County Judge. On April 29, 1904, the Court of Appeals ruled that it failed to meet constitutional standards of size and population and ordered it dissolved.
HM NumberHM28ED
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Historical Period20th Century
Historical PlaceOther
Marker TypeOther
Marker ClassHistorical Marker
Marker StyleCommemmorative Marker
Marker Number1177
Year Placed1968
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society
Marker Condition
8 out of 10 (1 reports)
Date Added Tuesday, June 12th, 2018 at 1:49pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 309297 N 4240933
Decimal Degrees38.29623500, -83.18075900
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 17.7741', W 83° 10.8455'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 17' 46.4460" N, 83° 10' 50.7324" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)859, 606
Can be seen from road?Yes
Is marker in the median?No
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 133 W Tom T Hall Blvd, Olive Hill KY 41164, US
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KHM #1177 ~ Carter County

Jun 12, 2018 at 1:51pm PDT by threelions

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