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Sorgho, Kentucky

Sorgho, Kentucky, originally named and known as Sorghotown, the boundaries of this unincorporated community were described in an order dated 12 May 1874, by Daviess County, Kentucky Judge Triplett, worded as follows: " Upon the application of ten voters to be effected by the change hereinafter specified; and it appearing to the Court right and proper that said change should be made; and further that the requirements of the law as to notice before application has been complied with, – it is therefore ordered that an additional voting precinct be and the same is hereby established in Daviess County (Kentucky), in District No. 1, to be called and known as 'Sorghotown Voting Place'...." The community was named for the Daviess County Sorgho Sugar Company which was formed there in 1868–'69 by Dr. J. Q. A. Stewart, J. Balee and E. Guthrie. that organized there in the winter of 1868–69 for the manufacturing of sorghum sugar. Once the factory was established the community began to develop.

  1. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 25 October 2007. Retrieved31 January 2008.
  2. History of Daviess County, Kentucky 1883, pg 185, Interstate Publishing Co., Chicago, Ill
  3. Hugh O. Potters, History of Owensboro and Daviess County, Kentucky, pp. 243, published by Herff Jones-Paragon Publishing, Montgomery, Alabama, 1974
  4. History of Daviess County, Kentucky 1883,pp. 776, published by Interstate Publishing Co., Chicago, Illinois, 1883.


Sorgho, Kentucky
Sorgho Kentucky Language Watch Edit Sorgho Kentucky originally named and known as Sorghotown the boundaries of this unincorporated community were described in an order dated 12 May 1874 by Daviess County Kentucky Judge Triplett worded as follows Upon the application of ten voters to be effected by the change hereinafter specified and it appearing to the Court right and proper that said change should be made and further that the requirements of the law as to notice before application has been complied with it is therefore ordered that an additional voting precinct be and the same is hereby established in Daviess County Kentucky in District No 1 to be called and known as Sorghotown Voting Place The community was named for the Daviess County Sorgho Sugar Company which was formed there in 1868 69 by Dr J Q A Stewart J Balee and E Guthrie 2 3 that organized there in the winter of 1868 69 for the manufacturing of sorghum sugar Once the factory was established the community began to develop 4 Sorgho KentuckyUnincorporated communitySorgho KentuckyCoordinates 37 45 11 N 87 14 50 W 37 75306 N 87 24722 W 37 75306 87 24722 Coordinates 37 45 11 N 87 14 50 W 37 75306 N 87 24722 W 37 75306 87 24722CountryUnited StatesStateKentuckyCountyDaviessElevation384 ft 117 m Time zoneUTC 6 Central CST Summer DST UTC 5 CDT ZIP code42334Area code s 270GNIS feature ID497423 1 References Edit US Board on Geographic Names United States Geological Survey 25 October 2007 Retrieved 31 January 2008 History of Daviess County Kentucky 1883 pg 185 Interstate Publishing Co Chicago Ill Hugh O Potters History of Owensboro and Daviess County Kentucky pp 243 published by Herff Jones Paragon Publishing Montgomery Alabama 1974 History of Daviess County Kentucky 1883 pp 776 published by Interstate Publishing Co Chicago Illinois 1883 This Daviess County Kentucky state location article is a stub You can help Wikipedia by expanding it vte Retrieved from https en wikipedia org w index php title Sorgho Kentucky amp oldid 941869785, wikipedia, wiki, book,

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