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Overview

Introduction to Middlesborough, Kentucky

Middlesborough, Kentucky, in Bell county, is 46 miles N of Knoxville, Tennessee (center to center) and 104 miles SE of Lexington, Kentucky.

Middlesborough History

The city of Middlesborough is located in Bell County. The city was incorporated in the year 1890 and was named after the town of Middlesbrough in North Yorkshire. The first white man known to pass through this region was Mr. Gabriel Arthur. In 1750, he was followed by Dr. Thomas Walker and Daniel Boone in 1769. In the year 1886, Alexander Alan Arthur saw great potential in the Middleborough region and started surveying the land for development. He also raised fund to develop the city.

Middlesborough and nearby Attractions

  • Pine Mountain State Resort Park
  • Clinch Mountain Winery
  • Rose Center Museum
  • Dr. Thomas Walker State Historic Site
  • Frozen Head State Park

Things To Do In Middlesborough

Tourists can visit the Pine Mountain State Resort Park, which offers facilities of camping, fishing and picnicking. The Rose Center Museum is another center of attraction for the people interested in history of the city. The Clinch Mountain Winery is another place to visit where tourists can watch the processing of wine. You can also plan a trip to Dr. Thomas Walker State Historic Site and Frozen Head State Park.

Middlesborough Transportation

Cincinnati/ Northern Kentucky International Airport provide air transportation facilities.

Middlesborough Higher Education

Opportunities for higher education are offered by University of Louisville, Sullivan University, Jefferson Community College, and Indiana University Southeast.

Demographics

People

Total Population9,842
Male Share of the Population46.1%
Female Share of the Population53.9%
Senior Citizens19.1%
Employed Population 16+2,502
Age of the Population42

Families

% of people married39.2%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher9.8%
Median Earnings25+$23,254
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,152
Median Earnings With High School Degree$16,352

Wealth

Median Family Income$28,097
% Above Poverty Level60.7%
% Below Poverty Level39.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time17 minutes
% Working from Home3%
% Walking and Biking to Work5.6%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone34.8%
Median Gross Rent$503
Median House Value$73,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)37.7%
Irish9.4%
German6.8%
English5.5%
Italian1.2%
Polish1.1%
Scottish0.8%
French Except Basque0.8%
Dutch0.5%
Swedish0.3%
Greek0.3%
Welsh0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Swiss0.1%
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Middlesborough Almanac

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Middlesborough Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationMIDDLESBORO 2 N
Distance1.8 miles
Jan Temp24 to 45 F
Apr Temp39 to 68 F
Jul Temp62 to 87 F
Oct Temp43 to 69 F
Annual Precip51.2 inches
StationBARBOURVILLE
Distance21 miles
Jan Temp23 to 45 F
Apr Temp40 to 69 F
Jul Temp64 to 87 F
Oct Temp42 to 70 F
Annual Precip51 inches
StationWILLIAMSBURG
Distance25.3 miles
Jan Temp24 to 44 F
Apr Temp41 to 68 F
Jul Temp64 to 85 F
Oct Temp43 to 68 F
Annual Precip50.8 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Barbourville3,172$33,510
Pineville1,744$35,714
Wallins Creek145$26,375
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