Founded in 1824
The county is named for Captain James M. Meade
of the 17th U.S. Infantry Regiment, who was
killed in action at the Battle of River Raisin
during the War of 1812.
All 56 miles of the county's northern border
face the Ohio River.
Its county seat is Brandenburg.
Cities, towns and census-designated
* Battletown * Brandenburg * Ekron * Flaherty
* Fort Knox, a military base (partly in Hardin
* Guston * Muldraugh (small portion in Hardin
* Payneville * Rhodeli
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