Why is Stanton and Clay City divided

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resident

Lexington, KY

#1 Aug 27, 2009
I think it is rediculous, that there are two cities in one county especially as small as PC is. Look at Clark county ....Winchester, Fayette Co. Lexington... as large as they are they have only one city....

“Poverty Sucks”

Since: Dec 08

Bear Pen Ky

#2 Aug 27, 2009
i wish that was all i had to worry about.
Dont Worry

Cynthiana, KY

#3 Aug 27, 2009
LOL you are right mrcrickett. we people have more to worry about than the county split up
Another Resident

Jackson, KY

#4 Aug 27, 2009
I don't really know why we have 2 small cities. It holds us back more than it helps us.
As far as the 2 cities being divided and always bickering, talk to some of the older residents. The bad feelings apparently started when the court house was built in Stanton instead of Clay City, therefore, making Stanton the county seat. Our ancestors were childish too.
Paul

Winchester, KY

#5 Aug 27, 2009
I see thet two as the same place.
resident

Lexington, KY

#6 Aug 27, 2009
From what I have heard, at one time Clay City was the main town for Powell County, with logging... then there was a fire that destroyed most of the town... not really sure. and as far as the negative comments, this is by far better than who's the biggest ho, or who's cheatin on who in pc...at least i'm not in peoples business. and if you don't want in the conversation, don't post anything...

“I CAN'T TAKE IT ANYMORE!!!”

Since: Jun 09

Winchester, KY

#7 Aug 28, 2009
I think the Mason-Dixon Line runs through Glen Salyers' property, but I could be mistaken...
Paul

Winchester, KY

#8 Aug 28, 2009
What about Irvine and Ravenna, Mt. Sterling, Camargo and Jeffersonville?
I love Poco

Mount Sherman, KY

#9 Aug 28, 2009
I think Powell County should be further divided into each individual communities: Rosslyn, Furnace, Knowlton, West Bend, Virden, Cane Creek, Cat Creek, Cow Creek, Hatchers Creek, Hardwicks Creek, Morris Creek, Paint Creek, Happy Top, Snow Creek, Black Creek,....you get the point....

“I CAN'T TAKE IT ANYMORE!!!”

Since: Jun 09

Winchester, KY

#10 Aug 31, 2009
I love Poco wrote:
I think Powell County should be further divided into each individual communities: Rosslyn, Furnace, Knowlton, West Bend, Virden, Cane Creek, Cat Creek, Cow Creek, Hatchers Creek, Hardwicks Creek, Morris Creek, Paint Creek, Happy Top, Snow Creek, Black Creek,....you get the point....
Yes, you are correct...and the capitol of Powell County should be built on Jones Road.
big_daddy1

Pikeville, KY

#11 Aug 31, 2009
if they wanted too they can put high school in clay city

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