The county seat of Letcher County, Kentucky, is Whitesburg. The county population on July 1, 1999, was 26,069, a decrease of 931 over the 1990 census.
For information on county government, contact the National Association of Counties Web site.
Additional information is available at these pages:
Other Kentucky Counties nearby:
(Jackson) Breathitt County
(Harlan) Harlan County
(Hindman) Knott County
(Whitesburg) Letcher County
(Hazard) Perry County
(Pikeville) Pike County
06/19 Coming to The Whitesburg area
International Biscuit Festival Knoxville TN May18 The four categories of competition are Sweet Biscuits, Savory Biscuits, Special Biscuits and Student Biscuits.
Kentucky Sheep and Wool Festival Lexington KY May18-19 A family friendly Festival for young and old alike, the Kentucky Sheep and Fiber Festival has not only a wonderful selection of Fiber and Sheep related vendors, but also Educational Demonstrations, Irish Dancers, Live Music, a Tractor Show, Live Animals and much more.
Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival Pineville KY May23 The Kentucky Mountain Laurel Festival is one of Kentucky's oldest festivals, finding its start in 1931.
Great American Brass Band Festival Danville KY June7-9 The Great American Brass Band Festival is a one-of-a-kind event committed to preserving brass band music through performance and education. We pride ourselves on bringing the world's best brass band music, FREE OF CHARGE, to historic downtown Danville, Kentucky.
Stringbean Memorial Bluegrass Festival Gray Hawk KY June19-21 Stringbean Memorial, Inc. is a non-profit corporation named in honor of David “Stringbean” Akemon, native of Jackson County, Kentucky, who was an internationally known musician and performer at the Grand Ole Opry and the television show, Hee Haw.
Francisco's Farm Arts Festival Midway KY June22-23 Located in historic Midway, this distinctive venue featuring a vineyard, outdoor performance spaces and pastoral rolling hills is the perfect setting for a two-day Fine Art and Craft Festival. Francisco's Farm Arts Festival features more than 100 Fine Art and Craft artists and has become a signature arts event for Central Kentucky and beyond the region.