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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.
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 Kentucky Department of Transportation. (Marker Number 1640.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
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); Crash of TWA Flight 128 (approx. 2.6 miles away); Erlanger Depot / Erlanger Proper Subdivision (approx.
Center of Population of U.S. in 1880 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Stoessel, April 29, 2019
2. Center of Population of U.S. in 1880 Marker
2.9 miles away); Erlanger Depot (approx. 2.9 miles away); Timberlake (approx. 3 miles away); Hopeful Lutheran Church (approx. 3.2 miles away); Crash of AA 383 (approx. 3.3 miles away); Skirmish at Florence (approx. 3.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hebron.
 
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Center of Population of U.S. in 1880 Marker image. Click for full size.
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.
By Steve Stoessel, April 29, 2019
4. Center of Population of U.S. in 1880 Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2019. This page originally submitted on April 29, 2019, by Steve Stoessel of Niskayuna, New York. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. 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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