The county of Breathitt is located in Kentucky and was founded in 1839. There are 13,878 residents in Breathitt who have access to courthouses in Jackson. In general, each county has a full set of courts, from traffic court to superior and appellate court; supreme courts are usually located in the state capital. Kentucky is part of the 6th federal circuit court as well.
There are 2,231 residents in Jackson, which is 2.3 square miles and 774ft above sea level. It was settled in 1839 and is governed by a local government.