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Living in Hardin County
Hardin County, Kentucky has a population of about 108,000, primarily families, young working professionals, and retirees who live in and around the county seat of Elizabethtown. Hardin County’s median home value is $153,900 and the median household income is about $53,000.
The county has highly-rated public schools and a good rating for safety, with low crime. About 80% of people who live in Hardin County also work within the county. The biggest employers in the county are industrial, agricultural, and other private sector companies, and government offices. About 18% of the county’s residents are self-employed.
The county is also home of Fort Knox, the traditional home of the United States bullion depository. Fort Knox is currently estimated to hold over $236 billion in gold reserves. Fort Knox was the long time home of the US Army Armor Center. It is now the The Army Human Resources Command Center. Fort Knox occupies over 109,000 acres of rolling countryside.
Hardin County’s second largest city is Radcliff which is adjacent to much of Fort Knox. Radcliff is home to over 20,000 people.
Driving in Hardin County
The average commute in Hardin County is 23 minutes, mostly across state highways and country roads. Hilly and winding rural roads can contribute to car accidents due to poor sightlines, speeding, and crashes as drivers attempt to pass other vehicles.
Multiple limited access highways go through Hardin County. I-65 also makes a north-south path across the county. The route of I-65 through Elizabethtown is one of the most dangerous stretches of road in the area. In addition, the Western Kentucky Parkway connects central Kentucky to far western Kentucky. The Bluegrass Parkway connects E-town to Lexington. Each of these limited access highways are breeding grounds for accidents as motorists encounter four lanes of traffic plus interchanges, high speeds, and periodic highway construction.
Dangerous Roads in Hardin County
When driving in Hardin County, take extra care around these intersections and roads:
- I-65 at all interchanges
- Mulberry Street/Highway 62 in Elizabethtown
- Dixie Avenue in Elizabethtown
- Patriot Parkway at 31 West/Elizabethtown Bypass
- Western Kentucky Parkway
- US 31 West at the Joe Prather Highway
- US 31 at Kentucky 313
- Kentucky 1600 at Kentucky 1882
- Kentucky 434 at many points, including Kentucky 251 and the Bullitt County Line
- Kentucky 447 at Kentucky 220
- US 62 at many points, including at Kentucky 583, Kentucky 222, Kentucky 86, and Kentucky 84
- Kentucky 220 at Kentucky 447
- Kentucky 220 at Deckard School Road
After a Car Crash, Count on McCoy & Sparks for Experienced Legal Representation
Our firm has handled car accident cased in Hardin County for over 20 years. McCoy & Sparks helps Kentucky citizens who are struggling after car accidents. We start by getting to know your story and asking about your car crash. Next, we will explain all your options, giving you the pros and cons of each choice so that you will be empowered to make informed decisions about moving forward with your car crash case.
When you work with McCoy & Sparks to make a claim regarding your car accident, you owe us nothing unless we recover compensation for you. This is such a relief for those who are already coping with the trauma of a road accident.
We cover the following practice areas, among others:
- Personal injury
- Car accidents
- Distracted driving
- Truck accidents
- Motorcycle accidents
- Medical malpractice
- Slip and fall injuries
- Product liability
- Dog bites
- Wrongful death
Read on to learn more about the individual practice areas McCoy & Sparks serves, in case you ever need our services in the future.
Personal Injury Claims in Hardin County
If you were injured on someone’s Hardin County property or due to someone else’s negligence, our personal injury team can assist you. By filing a personal injury claim, you can seek the compensation needed to cover medical bills and other losses.
Car Accidents in Hardin County
A car accident in or around Hardin County can change your entire life. After the initial shock of the accident, a car accident lawyer helps you sort through your legal options and seek the compensation you’ll need to fix your car, pay your medical bills, and move on with your life.
Distracted Driving in Hardin County
Distracted driving accidents are on the rise in Kentucky and across the country due to the lure of electronic devices in our vehicles. If someone hits you in a distracted driving accident, you can sue them for damages.
Truck Accidents in Hardin County
Truck accidents are catastrophic and happen frequently on I-65 in Hardin County. You might also be hit by a truck while traveling through Elizabethtown or another Hardin County area. Recoup your losses with a lawsuit against the trucking company and their insurance carrier.
Motorcycle Accidents in Hardin County
A Hardin County motorcycle accident could change your life and cause extreme bodily injury. You can sue for your medical bills, plus the cost of damage to your bike, lost wages, and more.
Medical Malpractice in Hardin County
Here in Kentucky and across the nation, medical malpractice is more common than most people realize. It occurs when a medical professional fails to provide an adequate standard of care. You or your child may need lifelong medical care, so a lawsuit helps protect your future.
Slip and Fall Injuries in Hardin County
Did you know falls are the nation’s #1 cause of emergency room visits? Slip and fall injuries can result in a personal liability claim the owner of a home or business who failed to ensure your safety.
Product Liability in Hardin County
If an unsafe product harms you, file a product liability lawsuit. McCoy & Sparks handles a range of product liability claims, including those for electronics, toys, vaping devices, furniture, bath and body products, and much more.
Dog Bites in Hardin County
Even a friendly old Kentucky hound dog can bite you severely and cause expensive medical bills. After a dog bite, you can hold the dog’s owner responsible under Kentucky law.
Wrongful Death in Hardin County
A wrongful death claim arises in Hardin County when a loved one dies due to someone else’s negligence. McCoy & Sparks can provide caring, compassionate legal representation.
Emergency Contact Information for Hardin County
- In an emergency, always call 911.
- Hardin County Sheriff – (270) 765-5133
- Hardin County Fire and EMT Service – 270-769-3014
- Elizabethtown Fire Department – (270) 765-2122
- Hardin Memorial Hospital – (270) 706-1212
Trust McCoy & Sparks – Premier Personal Injury Attorneys
Recognized as one of the area’s best law firms for over a decade and counting, McCoy & Sparks works to help people in trouble, representing thousands of clients in Central Kentucky with a focus on providing premium service and delivering superior results. Regardless of your situation, our goal is to develop a strategy that best serves your personal needs, then draw upon our skills to help you reach the best possible result.
Here’s how it works: We start by getting to know you and understand the circumstances involved. Next, we will explain all your options, giving you the pros and cons of each choice so that you will be empowered to make informed decisions. Finally, we will help you negotiate a settlement or provide a strong case for you in court.
You owe us nothing unless we recover compensation for you. Make the right call to 1-844-4KY-WINS for a risk-free consultation with one of our attorneys today.