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Center of Population of U.S. in 1880

 
 
Center of Population of U.S. in 1880 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, April 29, 2019
1. Center of Population of U.S. in 1880 Marker
Inscription.  

The exact center of the population of the United States in 1880 was located within a few hundred yards of this plaque.
North latitude 39° 4' 8"
West longitude 84° 39' 40"
Population base in 1880 was 49,371,340.
 
Erected 1978 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Transportation. (Marker Number 1640.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Landmarks. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1880.
 
Location. 39° 2.682′ N, 84° 38.446′ W. Marker is in Hebron, Kentucky, in Boone County. Marker can be reached from Kentucky Route 236, on the right when traveling south. Marker is in the CVG Aircraft Viewing Area parking Lot (Cincinnati Northern Kentucky Airport). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hebron KY 41048, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. 1937 Flood at Constance / Anderson Ferry (approx. 1.9 miles away); Sgt. Ronald L. Niewahner (approx. 2.4 miles away); Crash of TWA Flight 128
Center of Population of U.S. in 1880 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, April 29, 2019
2. Center of Population of U.S. in 1880 Marker
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(approx. 2.6 miles away); Erlanger Depot / Erlanger Proper Subdivision (approx. 2.9 miles away); Erlanger Depot (approx. 2.9 miles away); First Baptist African American Church, Florence (approx. 3 miles away); Timberlake (approx. 3 miles away); Mary Draper Ingles (approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hebron.
 
Center of Population of U.S. in 1880 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, April 29, 2019
3. Center of Population of U.S. in 1880 Marker
Center of Population of U.S. in 1880 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Steve Stoessel, April 29, 2019
4. Center of Population of U.S. in 1880 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 29, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 140 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 29, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.

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May. 25, 2022