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Carlisle, Kentucky
Carlisle, Kentucky

Carlisle, the seat of Nicholas county, was established in 1816 and probably named for Carlisle, Pennsylvania. It replaced Ellisville as county seat in 1816. Carlisle was incorporated in 1880. The first post office opened in 1817. The population in 2010 was 2,010.

Photo of the Nicholas County Courthouse in Carlisle, November 2013
The Nicholas County Courthouse in Carlisle

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