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About Barren County

Barren County is home to Barren River Lake State Resort Park, Western Kentucky University-Glasgow Campus, Glasgow Plaza Theater, site of the Glasgow Highland Games, and numerous other points of interest.                                                                                                                                                                                                         

Barren County was founded in 1798.  The population of the county is 42,173 and the County Seat is Glasgow.  Cave City and Park City are also incorporated cities in Barren County.


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