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Nicholas County is a county located in the U.S. state of Kentucky. As of the 2010 census, the population was 7,135. Its county seat is Carlisle, which is also the only incorporated community in the county. Founded in 1799, the county is named for Col. George Nicholas, the “Father of the Kentucky Constitution”. Nicholas County was established in 1799 from land given by Bourbon and Mason counties. Nicholas was the 42nd Kentucky county in order of formation. Among the population of 10,361 in 1850 were over 1,500 slaves. For example, there were two slave holders in Nicholas County with the surname Rogers out of over 70 so named in the state. W. C. Rogers held three slaves, a mulatto women aged 44, a black woman aged 19, and a black boy aged 10. John Rogers held three slaves, a black woman aged 45, a black boy aged 5, and a black man aged 31.
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