County Named, 1843

County Named, 1843 (HMX6P)

Location: Beattyville, KY 41311 Owsley County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 28.554', W 83° 40.523'

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For Judge William Owsley, who was prominent in the Old Court - New Court Controversy, 1823. Born in Virginia, 1782. Came with parents to Lincoln County, 1783. Studied law with Judge John Boyle. State Legilature, two terms. Appointed Court of Appeals; served 15 years. State Senate, 1832-34; Secretary of State, 1834-36; Governor of Kentucky, 1844-48. Died, 1862.
HM NumberHMX6P
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Marker Number813
Year Placed1965
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways
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Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 2:17am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 263424 N 4151029
Decimal Degrees37.47590000, -83.67538333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 28.554', W 83° 40.523'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 28' 33.24" N, 83° 40' 31.38" W
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Area Code(s)606
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-198 S Court St, Beattyville KY 41311, US
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