Welcome to Bracken County!
History - Hospitality - Heritage
Bracken County is located in northern Kentucky, along the Ohio River. It is bordered by Mason, Pendleton, Robertson and Harrison counties, and occupies 206 sq. miles in area. The population in the year 2010 was 8,488.
Historically, Bracken County’s economy was mostly agricultural with tobacco and corn the most prolific crops. The county is best known as the birthplace of the White Burley strain of tobacco, and is still known today as the center of the “burley belt.” In the 1870s, the county achieved great notoriety as one of the nation’s leaders in wine production, making over 30,000 gallons of wine annually from locally grown grapes. Agriculture continues to be a driving source for the county’s economy with cattle, feed corn, tobacco and hay being the principle farming products.
Announcements & Notices
JUNE 9, 2018 @ 10:30 a.m.
I have been authorized by the Bracken County Fiscal Court to sell 73 acres (more or less) which has been declared as SURPLUS PROPERTY. The property is located off the main road (Hwy#19) approximately 1 1/2 miles from Brooksville on a county road that is nearly private. The auction will be conducted in the Bracken ocunty Courthouse at 10:30 am on June 9, 2018.
73 acres (more or less) of some of the best hunting land you can find. It is a HUNTERS PARADISE, PERFECT FOR 4-WHEELERS or WEEKEND RETREAT. This property will have to be shown. Call Perry Poe @ 606-735-3176 fo an appointment. 10% day of sale and balance in 30 days.
This sale will have to be approved by the court.
Perry Poe-Principal Auctioneer
Joe Goicke, Eric Fegan
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