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The county was formed January 7, 1852, by
Kentucky Governor Lazarus W. Powell.
Powell County is home to
Natural Bridge State Park and the Red River Gorge Geologic Area, two
of Kentucky's most important natural areas and ecotourism
destinations, as well as Pilot Knob State Nature Preserve.
county seat is Stanton.
Cities and Towns
* Clay City * Stanton
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