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'The Mayors of Rabbit Hash'


The northernmost county along Kentucky’s uneven northern border (which is also the south bank of the Ohio River) is named after famous local frontiersman Daniel Boone.

Among Boone County’s cities, Florence is the largest. But its most interesting undoubtedly is the small unincorporated municipality of Rabbit Hash.

Originally known as Carlton, the town’s citizens decided in 1847 to rename it to honor one of the more delectable local culinary delights.

Not only is the town’s name quite colorful, so apparently are its 300 residents. In 1998 they decided it was time for Rabbit Hash to s...

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