Barbourville, Kentucky

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Barbourville, Kentucky
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State: Kentucky
County: Knox
Mayor: David Thompson
Population: 3,493
Metro: n/a
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Barbourville, Kentucky is the county seat for Knox County, Kentucky. The first Civil War battle in Kentucky was fought in Barbourville in September 1861, when the Confederacy destroyed a Federal recruiting station at the present site of Union College, the oldest college in the mountains (founded 1879).

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